Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalogue 
    
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Coaching and Mentoring, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


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Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Michele Parker     

The Coaching and Mentoring Certificate is designed to enhance the leadership qualities and skills of professionals who desire to effectively mentor and coach individuals in various settings. Grounded in the latest research in mentoring and coaching, the program provides graduate students (from any discipline) the opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to be effective mentors, mentees, and coaches.

The Coaching and Mentoring Certificate program will provide participants with a variety of diverse learning opportunities and hands-on experience as well as a field internship. Participants will learn about the principles of mentoring and coaching.

Certificate Program Objectives


Coaching is a strengths-based process that facilitates inevitable change in intentional ways. Whether the change is personal or organizational, it is a transformational tool that focuses on what could and should be and builds on what is already working. Grounded in evidence-based research, this program prepares you to coach in any context and aligns with the core competencies of the International Coaching Federation.

The Coaching and Mentoring Certificate is designed to enhance the leadership qualities and professionals who desire to effectively mentor and coach individuals in various settings. Grounded in the latest research in mentoring and coaching, the program provides graduate students (from any discipline) the opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to be effective mentors, and coaches through a variety of diverse learning opportunities and hands-on expedience with a focus on the principles of mentoring and coaching.

Certificate Requirements


The program requires a minimum of 12 credit hours. Students must complete:

  • EDL 517 - Foundations in Coaching and Mentoring   Credits: 3

  • EDL 527 - Coaching Applications   Credits: 3

  • EDL 528 - Coaching Competencies and Skills   Credits: 3

  • EDL 529 - Strengths Based Coaching and Mentoring    Credits: 3

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