Outreach and Program Services
Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
Multiple Office and Class Locations
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Kelly Quintana
Assistant Program Coordinator
(248) 370-3997

Career Development Facilitator

A Career Development Facilitator (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. 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.  

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. 
  • Participants can earn SCECH credits for an additional $10

  • 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. Refunds may be processed at the discretion of the PACE department.
Next  Training: 
Term: Winter 2018 (Begins in January 2018)
Location: Oakland University, Rochester, MI 
Course Dates: Course includes 5 face-to-face sessions held on Saturdays
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Registration is now closed. Please contact Kelly Quintana at kquintana@oakland.edu if you have any questions. 
*2016-2017 academic year rate, subject to change.
Macomb Intermediate School District

Oakland University:  Pawley Hall

*Note: Locations are not all available at the same time, but can vary throughout the year.
How to
Registration is now closed. Please contact the program coordinator below  if you have any questions. 

Kelly Quintana, Assistant Program Coordinator
(248) 370-3997 phone 
(248) 370-4961 fax