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"UM's Certified Professional Coach Program changed my life. I am proud to be a graduate of the program, and I tell everyone about it!"

Lisbeth Valero, Program Graduate

Thank you for your interest in the Certified Professional Coach Certificate Program.

Certified Professional Coach Certificate Program

Recognized as an elite coach training program, the University of Miami Certified Professional Coach Certificate program is an in-depth, experientially-based training course for those pursuing a career in professional coaching, those who intend to earn a professional coach certification from the International Coach Federation (ICF), and those seeking to hone their communication and leadership skills. Students gain insight from a curriculum focused on the flourishing profession's core competencies under the instruction of master certified coaches. Students also learn practical skills with lab work inspired by real-life coaching situations.

Program Benefits

Gain the knowledge needed to serve clients across all industries

Display your accomplishments with digital badges that you can share with potential employers

Learn from instructors, who are all Master Certified Coaches (MCC)

Complete a program awarded an official ICF Approved Coach Training Program (ACTP)

Experience business, organizational, and executive coaching situations through lab-based scenarios

Finish the program in eleven months

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At A Glance

The University of Miami Certified Professional Coach Program has been awarded the Accredited Coach Training Program designation by the International Coach Federation (ICF). This designation now allows our certified graduates to apply for ICF Associate Certified and Professional Certified Coach credentials without taking the ICF oral exam for these coaching credential levels.

Most importantly, the designation recognizes that the Certified Professional Coach program contains the quality material to move students to the professional coach level throughout the program. With this designation, the University of Miami has been recognized as one of the most elite coach training programs in the country.

The Certified Professional Coach Program is a 140-hour, eleven-month program designed for those interested in a career in coaching, who also want outstanding training to serve clients at the highest level. It is designed for leaders, managers, human resource professionals, teachers, or service professionals (such as doctors, lawyers, counselors, or consultants) who want to improve their ability to communicate, motivate, inspire, and empower others.

After completing the required nine classes, students can qualify to take the written exam if they also have three observed sessions and turned in written feedback.

Have questions? Connect with an enrollment advisor at 305-284-4000.

To be eligible for the program, you must either have a bachelor's degree or five years of career experience.

The price for the program is $6,995.

Financial assistance and payment plans are available for this program. To learn more, please speak with an enrollment advisor at 305-284-4000.

To be eligible for the program, you must either have a bachelor’s degree or five years of career experience.

This program is offered through the University of Miami Division of Continuing and International Education’s Office of Professional Advancement. The Division aims to empower people to reach their full potential through lifelong and lifewide learning. With more than 70 credit and non-credit programs available, the Division focuses on creating continuous learning experiences that transform individuals, organizations, and entire communities. For more information, visit and connect with the Division on Facebook and Twitter.