BE A LEADER WITH A COACHING MINDSET.
In the Executive Coaching concentration with Queens University of Charlotte, you can develop the skills you need to help organizational leaders reach their goals, improve performance, and create sustainable management policies that drive successful outcomes.
Build a career helping organizations reach their full potential with skills like active listening, powerful questioning, planning and goal setting, and maintaining accountability.
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Unique and Rigorous
This concentration is one of only a few programs of its kind to be offered by a higher education institution in the U.S.—carefully constructed to give you relevant, practical skills to take back to work immediately and make an impact.
Career Outlook: Become the Difference Maker
As the landscape of leading organizations changes, more and more companies are turning to coaches to increase their effectiveness and sustainability.
Whether or not you want to become an Executive Coach, this specialization gives you the skills to become a more effective leader who can develop your organization’s most important resource: its people.
As an Executive Coach, you’d support your client’s path to effective leadership.1 Companies that hire executive coaches see tremendous benefits, with one reporting an average $7.90 return for every dollar spent.2 ROI that high comes with a higher salary, and 43% of Executive Coaches report earning $300–$500/hour while 14% earn more than $500/hour.3
As a Management Consultant, you’d advise your clients on improving a specific aspect of their business. That might include marketing, productivity, finances, strategy, data analysis, and more. You’d ensure your clients are meeting their benchmarks and improving their performance.4
Other titles you may qualify for:
- Executive/Leadership Coach
- Talent Management Director
- Program Director
- Leadership Development Consultant
- HR Manager
- Director or Learning & Readiness
Get an education that meets the field of executive coaching’s highest standards while earning a master’s-level credential in business with foundational courses in strategic planning, organizational development, and team management. Note: Electives required to complete this concentration are on-campus only.
Course Spotlight: MBA 672 Introduction to Coaching Theories
Discover the foundations of organizational coaching with conversation models and coaching-related skills such as planning and goal setting, designing actions, and managing progress and accountability.
Course Spotlight: MBA 674 Coaching Practicum
Apply your coaching efforts in the field as you work independently with a client and provide an intensive coaching consultation. This is a supervised practicum.SEE ALL COURSES
Course Spotlight: MBA 673 Advanced Coaching: Theories & Application
Explore advanced and contemporary theories in organizational coaching, as well as achievements of the field’s leading scholars. You’ll develop your coaching skills through in-class and out-of-class practice.
More Concentration Options
Flexible MBA: Finance
Prepare for financial management roles across industries, including insurance, manufacturing, and government institutions.
Flexible MBA: Healthcare Management
Lead the administrative side of patient-centered care, from budgeting and scheduling to human resources.
Flexible MBA: Leadership and Change
Understand your approach to leadership and examine the human dynamics of organizational change.
Flexible MBA: Cybersecurity Management
In the online MBA with Cybersecurity Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will examine how information systems are developed and used in organizations to achieve business success and competitive advantage.
Flexible MBA: Global Business Management
In the online MBA with Global Business Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will gain business skills and insights that are applicable to global challenges in diverse organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions
As you explore the MBA with Queens University, 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 total tuition for the MBA program depends on the track students choose. For the MBA with foundational courses, the total tuition is $45,540. For the MBA without foundational courses, the total tuition is $41,940. For the MBA program with specialization courses, total tuition is $41,940 to $45,540.
Yes, this program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB. Through its rigorous standards and processes, AACSB accredits institutions that uphold its mission and core values, work to advance the interests of global business education, and participate in AACSB’s community of leading business schools. In this context, AACSB focuses on continuous quality improvement in business education through engagement, innovation, and impact.
Yes, the MBA program accepts transfer credits. Please speak to an Admissions Advisor for more information.
To be admitted to the program, you must submit an application, resume, official transcripts of all colleges previously attended, statement of purpose (500–750 words) and two letters of recommendation.
- Payscale (n.d.). Executive Coach Salary. Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Executive_Coach/Salary.
- Monte Wyatt (n.d.). Business Coaching Statistics. Retrieved on September 12, 2019, from https://www.montewyatt.com/services/business-coaching-statistics/.
- Sherpa Coaching (2017). Info 2017: Executive Coaching Survey. (Rep.) Retrieved on September 12, 2019, from http://www.sherpacoaching.com/pdf%20files/2017_Executive_Coaching_Survey_FINAL.pdf.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Personal Financial Advisors. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/personal-financial-advisors.htm.