Specialty Designations Board Certified Coach

CCE offers BCC applicants the opportunity to apply for specialty designations. These specialty designations are voluntary accompaniments to the BCC credential that emphasize an area of expertise. The four specialty designations include the following categories:

Executive/Corporate/Business/Leadership Coaching is a set of evidenced-based methods and strategies used by business professionals to assist executives, leaders, and managers in achieving business goals and developing themselves, their organizations, and their employees.

Health/Wellness Coaching is a set of evidence-based methods and strategies used by health, fitness, and mental health professionals to assist clients in setting and reaching sustainable, self-determined health and wellness goals.

Career Coaching is a set of evidence-based methods and strategies used by career professionals to assist clients in the behavioral change process that will facilitate positive results in career exploration and decision-making.

Personal/Life Coaching is a set of evidence-based methods and strategies used by a variety of professionals to assist the client in creating and designing future-based goals for personal development or change, and solutions for any or all aspects of life.

In order to apply for one or more of these specialty designations, an applicant must submit a Designation Experience Form to verify 30 hours of coaching experience in the specialty designated, a Designation Endorsement Form to verify coaching competence in the specialty designated, and a $30 specialty review fee per specialty designation.

This can be done via your online gateway after you have been approved for your BCC credential:

Credentialing Gateway

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