Online Undergraduate Certificate
Life Coaching

Next Start

Online

5
Courses

6
Months

Overview of the Online Certificate in Life Coaching

Are you looking for ways to guide, inspire, and encourage others? Become a certified life coach.

You can equip people to achieve fulfillment and success in various facets of life – from personal relationships to career goals. The Life Coaching certificate program will set you on a path to become a certified life coach under the globally recognized International Coaching Federation (ICF). This program provides:

  • Online and onsite program options
  • Hands-on curriculum
  • Completion in approximately 8 months

Coaching skills have steadily grown in popularity in recent years. From March 2020 to February 2021, there were more than 200,000 job postings that listed life coaching as a desired skill. IWU’s Life Coaching certificate can be a stepping-stone to new leadership opportunities or a launching point for a career in professional coaching.

You’ll Learn To…

  • Apply the ICF Code of Ethics.
  • Implement a coaching mindset that is open, curious, flexible, and client-centered
  • Cultivate trust and safety by providing a supportive environment for clients
  • Facilitate client insight and learning by using tools and techniques such as powerful questioning, silence, metaphor, or analogy
  • Develop partnerships with clients to transform learning and insight into action

Career Options

  • ICF-certified Life Coach
  • Social Services Coordinator
  • Community Support Specialist

TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
16 Total
TUITION
$395/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

COURSES

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

5 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

LCT-431,LCT-432,LCT-433,LCT-434,HMSR-490

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Accepted as a regular degree-seeking student or as an unclassified student. Unclassified student requires proof of high school graduation.
  • Three recommendations – at least one from a supervisor/professional.
  • Applicants whose application documents demonstrate potential for success in the life coaching academic certificate will be invited to participate in a personal interview.

  • Applicants whose application documents demonstrate potential for success in the life coaching academic certificate will be invited to participate in a personal interview.

Completion Requirements
  • Completion of all required courses
  • Nine of the credits must be earned at IWU for degree-seeking students
  • Minimum grade of "C" in each course
  • Payment of all tuition and fees in required to receive the certificate

START DATES

The Overview at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

*Effective 07-01-2022 through 06-30-2023