Life Coaching

Life Coaching

The coaching movement is alive and well, both in the church and the corporate landscape of America. According to Harvard Business Review, the number of people entering the coaching field has skyrocketed over the last decade.


The Life Coaching track provides cutting edge academic information along with guided, hand’s on experience. The course not only introduces the student to the foundational principles of coaching, it also walks them through the entire training process including the completion of a professional coaching certification from *Lifeforming Leadership Coaching. This is a must take track for the serious life coach want-to-be.

 This major requires 15 hours from the courses listed below, plus the Core & Research Curriculum:

  • LC 5103 Life Coaching: Theory and Practice
  • LC 5203 Life Coaching: Perspectives on Strategic Living
  • LC 5303 Life Coaching: Advanced Issues and Essentials
  • LC 5403 Life Coaching: Coaching as a Career
  • Elective

Requires 6 hours of Research Curriculum

  • RES 5803 Research Methods
  • RES 6913 Master's Application Project

Plus 15 hours of Core Curriculum

Life Coaching Track also recommends 3 certification modules (Each module is 13 weeks) :

1) Certified Growth Coach Certificate

2) Professional Coach Certificate

3) Certified Coach Trainer Certificate

Additional LAB cost associated with these modules, please contact the Business Office or the Institute Office.

* Lifeforming Leadership Coaching is based out of Virginia Beach VA and is the largest Christian based coaching organization in the world.

 “A coach must think of people in terms of their potential rather than their performance. Unless he believes that people possess more capability than they are currently expressing, he will not be able to help them.”

Sir John Whitmore… Father of the modern day coaching movement