The National Career Development Association’s
CDF certification is an extensive, 120-hour program. Instruction is personalized for your work setting and taught by certified instructors. Originating at Oakland University, the credential was developed to provide standards, training specifications and credentialing for these career providers. Individuals who successfully complete the course requirements may apply for the Global Career Development Facilitator Certificate.
What is a Career Development Facilitator (CDF)?
A CDF is an individual who works in any career development setting or who incorporates career development information or skills, working with students, adults, clients, employees or the public.
Who Should Enroll?
Individuals who provide or will provide career services in business and industry, government agencies, schools, colleges and universities such as: career coaches, HR staff, job search trainer, career resource coordinators, or workforce development staff/managers.
CDF Certificate Cost: $1,065*
Price includes the student manual, assessments, handout materials and curriculum on DVD. Tuition and the application fee are included in the cost for in-state participants enrolling in the CDF course for Oakland University graduate credit.
*2012-2013 academic year rate, subject to change
Non-credit Enrollment Refund Policy and Important Semester Dates
The $195 course pack is covered in the program cost and is non-refundable. The course pack includes the program binder, student manual, DVD, and assessments. Non-credit tuition refund and withdrawal dates for this session coincide with the Registrar's Important Semester Dates
Upcoming CDF Training: Fall 2013 in Oakland County
Request Information | Request Appointment
We are currently planning to run a CDF cohort to begin on OU's Main Campus in Rochester, MI in Fall 2013. Please visit the "How to Register" tab or contact Abigail Bearman at email@example.com
for more information.
Oakland University: Pawley Hall
Macomb Intermediate School District
44001 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI
VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College
*Note: Locations are not all offered at the same time, but can vary throughout the year.