Individual, Group, and Team Coaching in Specialty Area - Certificate

The Department of Educational Psychology offers a Certificate in Individual, Team, and Group Coaching in Specialty Areas. This certificate allows graduate students to receive in-depth training in the theory and praxis of coaching for personal, professional, and leadership development, whether working with individuals, teams, or groups. According to the International Coaching Federation (ICF), coaching is defined as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. The process of coaching often unlocks previously untapped sources of imagination, productivity, and leadership.”

In addition, completion of EPSY 608 Coaching Individuals will make students eligible to pursue becoming an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Level 1 coach, via the International Coaching Federation (ICF). More information about coaching certification can be found on the ICF website at

The coaching courses encompass the elements of highly experiential education as defined by the Association for Experiential Education. For those open to growth these courses can be transformational at personal, professional, and leadership levels.