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Wellness Coaching


Ontario Graduate Certificate


Program Code: WC511

Campus: Online

Length: 2 semesters starting in September

Humber’s Wellness Coaching graduate certificate program prepares you to work in the field of health and wellness coaching. The program's delivery is uniquely designed with the working student in mind. You will gain knowledge and skills in promoting health and wellness and preventing or managing disease. You will also learn to establish effective coaching relationships; support sustainable behaviour change through practices such as motivational interviewing and mindfulness; manage health and wellness programs; and improve quality of life for people with chronic conditions. You will empower individuals and groups to self-advocate, as they set and achieve healthy behaviour change goals in areas such as stress management, healthy eating, active lifestyle, sleep habits and smoking cessation. You will engage with clients in experiential learning opportunities within Humber’s innovative Centre for Healthy Living and also in field placements within a variety of organizational settings.

The Wellness Coaching programs offers several exciting certifications and opportunities for students. As part of the program you will receive Mental Health First Aid Certification. You will also receive the WellCoaches Core Training program as part of your coursework. Upon completing that training you will be eligible to pursue further certifications from WellCoaches, The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, and the International Coach Federation. Furthermore, our program has been approved by the Canadian Health Coach Alliance which will allow you to use the “Registered Health Coach” title with proof of graduation.

Program Delivery: Courses are scheduled over two 12-week semesters and offer a blend of self-directed online modules and synchronous remote classes that take place on evenings. Placement occurs in Semester 2 and is in person.

This program is not available to international applicants.

A core aspect of the program is a work placement in which students secure a sponsor/mentor, determine a project, implement and evaluate the project, and practise and reflect on coaching relationships and processes. The site of the placement may be within a current employment setting or another appropriate worksite. Students are exposed to inter-professional learning, planning and leadership, coaching practice, collegiality, and collaboration. Online interactions and reflections occur with the instructor and class throughout the placement experience. This work placement consists of 225 hours. 

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet all listed course requirements.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2022-2023 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $6,384.40
  • international: TBD (refer to 2021-2022 for estimate)

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,491.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $220.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,239.70
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,491.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $125.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,144.70

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $0.00
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $0.00
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $0.00
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

Semester 1

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i5-8300H Intel i5-8300H
OS Windows 10 Windows 10
Memory 8GB of RAM 8GB of RAM
Storage 256GB 256GB
Monitor Laptop Laptop
Other Built-in microphone and webcam, Software: Adobe creative and Microsoft office Suite Built-in microphone and webcam, Software: Adobe creative and Microsoft office Suite

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Amanda Todt, program support officer
Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness
416.675.6622 ext. 5907
amanda.todt@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: July 5, 2022