Skip to Main Content Skip to bottom Skip to Chat, Email, Text
"Degrees & Programs"


Coaching and Mentoring




Estimated Tuition


Total credits


Course length

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Enroll by 1pm Central:

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Course level: Continuing Teacher Education

This course is designed to provide an overview of coaching and mentoring. Participants examine coaching and mentoring theories and models, the roles and responsibilities of the coach and mentor, common elements and issues related to coaching and mentoring strategies, and the development of communicative, nurturing relationships. Feedback, self-evaluation, reflection, and monitoring and evaluating performance are also explored. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.



What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Coaching and Mentoring Foundations and Strategies

  • Differentiate between coaching and mentoring.
  • Identify the process for coaching and mentoring.
  • Identify the different roles and responsibilities of a coach and of a mentor.
  • Identify coaching and mentoring strategies.
  • Describe approaches to coaching.
  • Explain modes of mentoring.

Coaching and Mentoring Techniques

  • Describe techniques used in successful coaching and in successful mentorship.
  • Develop a professional growth plan for coaching or for mentoring.
  • Identify strategies for working with challenging persons being coached or mentored.

Communication in Coaching and Mentoring

  • Identify the components of active listening skills.
  • Explain the importance of two-way communication.
  • Discuss intercultural communication as it relates to coaching and mentoring.
  • Describe nonverbal communication as it relates to coaching and mentoring.

Evaluating Performance

  • Analyze various methods of providing performance feedback in coaching or in a mentorship.
  • Explain the value of self-evaluation and reflection.
  • Analyze the process of monitoring and evaluating performance.
  • Explain the rewards of coaching and mentoring.


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today.

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today.

Call (844) 937-8679

Transfer Credits

Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer

Need to transfer credits to another college or university?

Before you enroll in a course, check with your school of choice to make sure they will accept our transfer credits and to understand any requirements or limitations. Then you can complete your course, and request your official transcript be sent to your school. That’s it!

How to request your transcripts