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Executive Coach Program (ICF Accredited)

Saint Joseph’s University is offering a unique and proven ICF- accredited executive coaching training with the Center for Executive Coaching.


Sign Up For Executive Coaching Program


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The executive coaching program is virtual, conveniently self-paced and interactive. You make your own schedule with our flexible hours to accommodate your busy life. Our program includes:

  • Proven effective training that satisfies ICF educational and mentor requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 coaching certification
  • Mentor Coaching (required by the ICF)
  • Support after you complete your course, access to all resources
  • Access to the High Performance Coaching Academy ($2500 value)
  • LinkedIn Membership Group
  • Saint Joseph’s University Certificate (Non-credit)
  • Business Support (We help you position yourself as a coach.)
  • Flexible schedule (You make your own schedule.)
  • Community (Join our cohort of professional coach graduates!)
  • Price (Our program is the best value for a university coaching program.)


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Added Value 

Unique to our program you will also receive the following:

  • Board Certified Coach Certification. SJU's program meets the Center for Credentialing and Education's training requirement for experienced coaches or anyone with a master's degree or higher. This certification is available to you at no additional cost. 
  • Complimentary assessment. Coaches use assessments to engage and move their clients toward their goals. We give you a survey course on the most popular assessments in the market and also offer you the opportunity to take one of our favorite assessments. 
  • Personalized support. We encourage you to reach out to us regarding any coaching-related questions. 
  • Multiple Certifications Coaching Specialization is a current trend in the coaching market. You have so many ways to learn and achieve certification with us. It starts with Executive Coach Certification. You can also achieve Career Coach and Business Coach Certifications. In addition, you can create your own research project to achieve a specialty certification that you customize (e.g., Technology Leadership Coach, Higher Education Leadership Coach, Team Coach, Diversity and Inclusion Coach, etc.).

Turnkey High-Performance Coaching Academy. 

This is an amazing program that helps high-potential employees develop as leaders. In many cases, it has accelerated careers and changed lives. Your program includes a Facilitator’s Guide, Participant’s Manual to share with each participant, and video training. You receive forms, scripts, and exact instructions to offer this program – whether in your organization or as an external advisor. This training and materials alone has a value of $2500.00.

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Advantages with our coaching programs

What makes our programs special?

  • Our programs are based in proven researched coaching methods and processes.  
  • We provide a structure and tool kit for the entire arch of the coaching client relationship
  • Business development guidance from your business plan to your marketing.  When you are successful, we are successful. 
  • We teach you more than just coaching.  We will give you the building blocks to expand your business. 
  • One on one support. We are always there to answer your questions and give you support in your coaching journey. This support doesn't end when you graduate.  We are always your touchstone for coaching.  This is our commitment to you and your coaching profession. 
  • You will belong to an international group of high achieving program graduates who continue to support each other year after year.  Our graduates are doctors, lawyers, educators, entrepreneurs and business leaders from all over the globe. 
  • Top quality instructors and mentors with decades of coaching experience. 
  • A certificate from a nationally ranked university known for academics and ethics as well as one of the most respected coaching educational programs in the US. 
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The cost is $9,800 if you pay up front, or you can pay in ten convenient monthly installments of $1,000 monthly. Alumni and Veterans discount available. (Documentation is required.)

Application Process

Please note, our university coaching certificate program is for established professionals. Our application process is simple, simply email your LinkedIn profile or bio to our Director, Marie Stevenson, at


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Additional Options for Certified Coaches

Team Coaching (ICF)

Team Coaching ICF

4400.00 (9 payments of 500.00) 

ICF Team Coaching Designation offers live classes and recorded videos. The total course is 60 educational hours plus 5 hours of required coaching supervision by an eligible coaching supervisor or ICF mentor coach. You will schedule supervision, individually.  As required by the ICF 50% (30 hours) must be synchronous or live educational hours. Our live classes are on Thursdays US Eastern Time from 10:30AM-12:30PM.  

All of these sessions are recorded, so you can watch them at any time if you miss a live session. The remaining 30 hours asynchronous work can be one of the following

  • Recorded videos of classes
  • Practice Coaching
  • Written research (interviews, case studies, team coach agendas, summary report on resources listed)

Added Value

  • Team Coaching Manual
  • Membership to a private group coaching graduates to share ideas and opportunities 
  • Continued support from facilitators
  • Saint Joseph’s University Certificate
  • Certified Team Coach Digital Badge and certificate from Center for Executive Coaching
  • Business Development Intensive Content (Value $2500.00) 
  • Up to 60 CEUs for ICF 


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Self-Guided Research for certified coaches looking to specialize

Coaching Specialization

Coaching Specialization

This self-study research program is designed for practicing coaches (ICF or non-ICF) who are seeking a specialization that will elevate their coaching profile and expand their client offerings. You decide your specialization and start the research.  This special offer is typically only available to coaching students enrolled in our full certification program.  This is a unique one of a kind opportunity to get a specialization that you are interested in. 

Examples of possible research projects but you are not limited to these. 

  • Non-profit Leadership Coach
  • Technology Leadership Coach
  • Healthcare Leadership Coach
  • DEI or Inclusivity Coach
  • Working parent coach
  • Difficult conversations coach
  • Personal brand coach
  • Sales and presentation coach

We also include many value added items. 

  • Personalized support to discuss and review your plans and final product; marketing support to discuss how to take your work and use it to set you apart.
  • Business Development Intensive Content (Value $2500.00)
  • Saint Joseph’s University Certificate


The Center for Professional Development

Saint Joseph's University

Saint Joseph's and the Center for Executive Coaching created a groundbreaking coach training program for leaders in the Philadelphia School District. We received excellent reviews for this first in the nation coach training program. We look forward to creating more unique coach training opportunities for organizations and individuals. Coaching is the future.

Please contact Marie Stevenson, Director at with any questions.