Steven Hughes is your direct contact for the Executive and Professional Coaching program, an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) as designated by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Steven joined the UTD Coaching program in 2014 and as the Certificate and Master Program Manager. Rounding out the coaching team is Teresa Pool, MCC, who serves as Coach Training Director.
University based program housed within JSOM’s Executive Education department
There are two tracks for the coaching certificate: one with academic credit and one without. The academic certificate may be incorporated into the Master of Science in Leadership and Development with a concentration in Coaching (MS LOD).
Admission to the Master of Science in Leadership and Development with a concentration in Coaching:
During the application process, your direct contact for support and information in our program is Steven Hughes. There is no need to work with the university’s general admission office.
Curriculum includes four evidence-based models that are foundational to coaching and reframes them for practical application in professional settings:
The ICF Core Competencies and Ethics are introduced in the first semester and are developed more deeply in three more interactive modules in the second and third semester, adding up to five total topics with instruction and practice labs.
Coaching models and methods are part of every semester and are designed to be applied as they are mastered, including the following:
The ACTP program includes more than 150 hours of classroom training, mentor coaching and a certification exam at the PCC level:
The Coaching Practicum focuses on mastering the art and science of the client conversation through mentoring:
The certificate consists of a 12-month program taught entirely online in three consecutive semesters
The program is cohort-based to facilitate connection and enhanced learning opportunities
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