Leadership Coaching FAQs

How does the Huntington University Leadership Coaching Certificate prepare for certification through the International Coaching Federation (ICF)?

The Huntington University Leadership Coaching Certificate, in partnership with the Coach Approach Skill Training (CAST), provides 60 hours of coach training and 10 hours of mentor coaching required by ICF. 

What International Coaching Federation (ICF) credential can Huntington University Leadership Coaching Certificate graduates pursue?

Huntington University Leadership Coaching Certificate graduates have met the 60 hours of training and 10 hours of mentor coaching requirements for the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential. Post-certificate requirements and full ACC eligibility requirements can be found on the ICF website: CoachingFederation.org

How long does the certificate take to complete?

Certificate students will complete three separate seven-week courses. Once students complete all required coursework, 10 Mentor Coaching hours are required to pursue ICF certification. Huntington University will assist students in completing these hours, and the cost is included in tuition. Most students complete the Mentor Coaching hours within six to eight weeks.

Are there specific times to be online for class?

Certificate students must attend weekly synchronous classes one time per week. Each class session is two and a half hours. Additionally, each student must log 10 hours of mentor coaching. 

Is the certificate eligible for financial aid?

The certificate does not qualify for federal financial aid. However, Huntington University will accept any outside scholarships, work reimbursement, and possibly other sources of funding upon review. Students can also explore third-party loan options by contacting the Huntington University Office of Financial Aid Office at FinAid@huntington.edu or (260) 359-4326