Distance Learning Master Coaching (M.A.)

Start your distance learning master's programme in Coaching today

The coaching industry has grown by 50% worldwide in recent years and will continue to boom. Indeed, in times of change, people seek orientation – professionally and personally.

This master's programme prepares you to successfully support others in their further development – whether you want to change direction professionally or expand your current role with coaching expertise.

With the 60 ECTS credit master's, you can complete your master's degree in just one year. In the 120 ECTS credit programme, you delve even deeper into the subject.


Your study programme summed up

Study programme & degree

M.A., 120, 60 ECTS credits
Language: de
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible

Application & starting date

Start from today, Online application, no application deadline

Study duration & extension

12, 18, 24, 36, 48 months, depending on model Extension possible free of charge


Study programme independent of time & place No mandatory attendance Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App Exams online or at nearest examination centre

Study fees

Starting at 329€/month, depending on model Regular discount campaigns

Recognition & Approval

Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned 60 ECTS - DE: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1120521 120 ECTS - DE: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1120421c
Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Study programs

Online study programmes in Coaching

The online master's programme in Coaching is available as a 60 ECTS or 120 ECTS programme in German language.

Master Coaching

60 ECTS, Language: German

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Master Coaching

120 ECTS, Language: German

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We are here for you

Do you need help with your decision? Your personal study advisor is happy to help you!

We will support you

Our student advisory service will help you if you have questions about your choice of degree program, the right time model or your financing options, for example.

Just give us a call*Available Monday–Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. CET, Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CET

+49 30 311 988 00
Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Study flexible

anytime and anywhere with 24/7 online exams, full- or part-time.

Learn innovatively

on your digital campus with your own AI study assistant and multimedia tools.


Benefit from an accredited degree with excellent career prospects.

You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

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Your professional future

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Coaching expert and manager

You support your employees in discovering and reaching their personal goals. In addition, you help them go through the process of learning and developing. You know about diversity management and support the implementation of new agile ways of working and creating an organization. 

Find out more about the 60 ECTS programme 

Coach – independent or employed

As a coach, you guide people through different areas of life and assist them in the challenges they face. Your goal is to encourage their clients to choose change and work on their self-development.


Find out more about the 120 ECTS programme

Why IU is the best choice

Shape your studies your way

Plan your study routine however you like. You decide whether you prefer to study at night or during the day, at the library or in a cafe. You can even choose the start of your studies flexibly.

Easily organise your study routine

On your online campus, you're always up to speed. Here you organise your entire studies and find everything in one place – from digital scripts to an overview of your grades.

Deepen your knowledge individually

Deepen your knowledge interactively and suited to your learning style. With multimedia tools such as our AI study assistant, live sessions and learning sprints, you prepare better for your exams.

Take exams flexibly

Do you feel confident in the practice exam? Then sit your exam 24/7 online or at a location of your choice. In some courses, the final exam may be a workbook or portfolio.

This is the IU: awarded, accredited and certified.