Admission and Tuition

The following information provides you with a quick checklist of the experience, information and documents you must complete in order to enroll.

A complete application includes all of the following:

1. Online Application

Start your online application

After you submit the Online Application, you will receive an email directing you to our Supplemental Document Portal for uploading your resume or CV and letter of interest. Your resume/CV should outline your academic background and career progression. Your letter of interest should describe your background and interest in the coaching profession.

2. Official Transcripts

You will need to request official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities you have attended. This includes transfer coursework earned at any institution, even if you did not earn a degree.

Contact your school's registrar office to have your official transcript sent via email ( to the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. If your school is not able to send via email, please mail paper copies to:

Executive Education Admissions
Palumbo-Donahue School of Business 
710B Rockwell Hall
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

3. Resume/CV

4. Telephone Interview

Telephone interview with the PCCP Director of Training upon receipt of completed application.


Class size is limited to 24 students. Once the class is filled, students will be placed on a waitlist.


Tuition is $7,295. Your tuition will cover the entire series of foundation course classes, online modules, webinars and one elective.

A $1000 non-refundable tuition deposit is due at the time of admission. The additional $6295 must be paid in full by the established deadline (i.e., typically three weeks before the first class), unless you enroll in the University approved payment plan. The payment plan option requires that 50% of tuition is paid by the established deadline. The remaining portion is billed in three equal subsequent monthly payments. The payment plan option carries a sign-up fee and an interest charge for the subsequent three monthly payments.

This program is approved for GI Bill or VA education benefits. Please contact your VA office for more information about this opportunity.

Additional Costs

Materials: Books are not included in the tuition fees and it is recommended that participants budget approximately $200 to cover these costs.

As part of a class assignment, you will be required to contract the services of a professional coach for a minimum of 4 hours at your own expense. Fees may range from $250 to $750.

Electives/Workshops: May be taken for an additional fee to be determined at the time of the offering.

Cancellation Refund Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing and sent via email to

Cancellations must be received 3 weeks before the first day of class to avoid additional charges. The tuition deposit is non-refundable.

If the University cancels the program, a FULL refund will be issued.

Deferment Policy

Petitions for deferment must be submitted in writing and sent via email to and must be received 3 weeks before the first day of class. 

Applicants may defer an offer of admission and deposit toward enrollment for one year.  Application materials are valid for one calendar year from the start of the program for which the applicant has been accepted. 

Minimum Technical Requirements

  • Recording tools (to create MP3 files)
  • High speed internet access
  • Headset suitable for webinar participation