There is only one application type for the Master Certified Coach. Review the requirements below for additional information.
Estimated Timeline for Review: 18 weeks
NOTE: Fees do not include ICF Membership. (Click here to apply for ICF Membership.) An additional fee applies if you need to take the CKA or performance evaluation more than once.
In order to purchase the credential application, you will first need to complete a brief survey to ensure you are purchasing the correct application type. Please complete the survey below. You will then be directed to the shopping cart where you may purchase the application.
Candidates on the MCC Portfolio Path must complete at least 200 hours of coach-specific training.
MCC candidates must document at least 10 hours of Mentor Coaching on their online application.
Applicants for ICF Credentials are required to demonstrate a set number of hours of coaching experience. Coaches must complete an attestation of this experience as part of the application.
The Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA) is a tool that can be used to measure coaches’ understanding of the knowledge and skills important in the practice of coaching. The CKA tests coaches on their understanding of the body of knowledge that includes the ICF definition of coaching, Core Competencies and Code of Ethics.
The MCC process includes a performance evaluation where ICF Assessors will review two recorded coaching sessions with transcripts. You are required to pass this performance evaluation at the MCC level in order to be awarded the MCC credential.
Do not send documentation to ICF Headquarters by mail or email. Only documentation that has been included with your online application will be accepted.
If you have questions or need support regarding the Professional Certified Coach Credential, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.