Life Coaching Schools Compared

Confused about which coaching schools offer the best value? Don't be. Compare top coaching schools right here. Be sure to ask what's included before you buy.

School/Program                    # Class Hours                     Includes Certification?        Are Materials Extra?           Total Price You Pay: 

School of Coaching Mastery

Ultimate Coach Training Program* 

300 live eClass hours (teleclass + webinar)

All classes optional. Take only what you need and still graduate.

 

SCM Certifications & Graduation  included at no extra charge

(We're a leader in IAC Certification, which will cost you $385 extra)

All materials are included at no extra charge

$5995USD including all classes, materials, certification & graduation

Optional IAC Certification is $385 extra

Coaches Training Institute

Fundamentals + coach training + certification

 

86 live class hours (in person)

Certification is $4200 extra

(With required ICF mentoring, ICF certification is over $2000)

All materials are included at no extra charge

$8543USD**

including classes, materials, certification & graduation

(ICF certification is $2000 extra)

International Coach Academy 

Certified Professional Coach Program

 

120 teleclass hours

Not included

(With required ICF mentoring, ICF certification is over $2000)

All materials are included at no extra charge

$4888USD**

including classes, materials, not certification

(ICF certification is $2000 extra)

Coach U

Core Essentials + Advanced Coach Training

200 live teleclass hours

Yes, but Fees to ICF are extra. 

(With required ICF mentoring, ICF certification is over $2000)

Materials are extra: $288 in the US, maybe more elsewhere

$5778USD**

including classes, materials, certification & graduation (ICF certification is $2000 extra)

CoachVille

Center for Coaching Mastery

165 live teleclass hours

Yes, but Fees to to ICF are extra.

(With required ICF mentoring, ICF certification is over $2000)

 

All materials are included at no extra charge

$5448USD**

including classes, materials, certification & graduation (ICF certification is $2000 extra)

 

* SCM Ultimate Coach Training Program  includes Coach Launch Pro, Certified Coach Training and Advanced Coach Training Programs and much more. SCM Class sizes are 12 students or less and include an abundance of coaching practice and assessment, so you graduate with excellent skills. We prepare you for the “Gold Standard” in coach certification, the IAC Certified Coach. There are numerous other benefits to becoming an SCM masterful coach.

 ** Fees and information taken from each school's website as of January 8, 2011. Be sure to check with each school for the most up-to-date information.

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