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. Letter of Interest

5. 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.

Payment must be paid in full before the first class and by established deadlines unless you enroll in the University approved payment plan. This option requires 25% of tuition paid by the deadline followed by the remaining portion in three equal monthly payments. This 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.

Withdrawal Refund Policy

All cancellations must be in writing and sent via email to

If you cancel your enrollment at least 3 weeks before classes begin, you will not be charged. If you cancel your enrollment within 3 weeks of the class starting or one week after it begins, you will be billed 10% of the tuition costs. There will be no refunds issued after the first week of class is complete, full tuition will be billed to your account.

Requests to transfer to another cohort are handled on a case-by-case basis. Students must submit a letter of request to the Program Director for review and approval.

Minimum Technical Requirements

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