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Executive Coaching Certificate


Strong performance leads to success. The Executive Coaching Certification program teaches you to apply organizational coaching methods in your career as a coach, consultant or leader.

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  • Duration 12 months
  • Cost per Credit $1165
  • Credit Hours 9

Program Benefits

  • Customize the program to your career goals
  • Programmatic focus on coaching theory
  • AACSB-Accredited
  • 100% Online

Engage in Applied Coaching Practices

The Executive Coaching Certification program examines coaching as an intervention and developmental tool for achieving success. Learn practical application techniques for a variety of professional settings.

Unlike coach training courses, this program focuses strongly on coaching theory to help you better understand concepts and strategies as you learn to put them into practice. Explore organizational coaching methods and graduate with the skills to improve the performance of individuals and your team as a whole.

Career Outlook: High Salaries and a Growing Demand

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for life coaches is $61,9001. Professionals in similar positions, such as training and development managers, earn a median wage of $113,350 per year2.

The field is expanding 7% per year, and thousands of new positions are expected to be created by 20282. The Executive Coaching Certificate from Queens University of Charlotte delivers the skills you need to succeed in this growing field and make a difference as a leader in business.

Executive Coach:


In this position, you would help individuals achieve personal and professional goals by utilizing organizational coaching methods. You would communicate directly with clients to develop plans of action and follow up to ensure they’re taking steps toward success1.

Training and Development Manager:


In this position, you would improve business by providing training programs to its employees. Your responsibilities may include choosing and planning training opportunities, along with managing education programs designed to elevate professional skills in the workplace2.

Other titles you may qualify for:

  • Talent manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Business manager

Curriculum: Improving Yourself and Others

The Executive Coaching Certification program explores organizational coaching methods designed to help you advance your career. You’ll learn from experienced educators and gain skills to improve performance.

The Executive Coaching Certificate requires the completion of two courses and a practicum.

Executive Coaching Certificate (9 credit hours)

Required Courses

  • MBA 672 Introduction to Coaching Theories & Application (3)
  • MBA 673 Advanced Coaching Theories (3)
  • MBA 674 Coaching Practicum (3)

Course Spotlight: MBA 672 Introduction to Coaching Theories

In this course, you will explore the foundational disciplines of coaching and its impact on organizational change. Guided by expert educators, the course examines coaching as a tool for intervention and development, and delivers skills in strategic planning, goal-setting, contracting and progress management.

Course Spotlight: MBA 673 Advanced Coaching Theories

This course examines advanced coaching theories and methods, along with the leading scholars in the field and the significance of their contributions to the executive coaching industry. After completing the course, you’ll have the expert knowledge required to build strong coaching relationships and promote skill development in individuals.

Admission Requirements

To apply for the Executive Coaching Certificate from Queens, you’ll need:

Tuition Details

The Executive Coaching Certificate includes 9 credit hours and costs $1,165 per credit hour. We are driven to offer you affordable rates and transparency on what you can expect to pay, so you can more easily accelerate your career. Speak with a program manager to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

As you explore Queens University of Charlotte’s Executive Coaching Certificate, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your decision-making is stress-free and enjoyable. If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-313-2356.

The Executive Coaching Certificate program can be finished in 12 months.

The total tuition cost for the Executive Coaching certificate is $10,485.

The program committee will determine the total number of transferable credits. Please speak with an Enrollment Counselor at 866-313-2356 for more information.

There are three courses in the Executive Coaching Certificate program.  Read more about the Executive Coaching Certificate.

With an Executive Coaching Certificate, you can enter into or advance in many positions, including as an executive coach, training and development manager, talent manager, human resources manager, business manager and more.

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  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017 January). Life Coach. Career Outlook. Retrieved on May 7, 2020, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 April 23). Training and Development Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved May 7, 2020, from