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FALL 2015 - Oakland County

Interested in joining the next course starting in September 2015?  Join the wait-list for the next available opening.

Contact  Kelly Quintana at (248) 370-3997 if you have any questions.

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. Students may earn 12 NBCCs upon successful completion of the course.  
  • 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: September 2015 in Oakland County
Term: Fall 2015
Location: MSU Management Education Center in Troy
Course Dates: Course includes 5 face-to-face sessions held on Saturdays: September 26, October 10, November 7, December 5, and December 12 
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Details: Please contact Daniel Arnold at for more information. 

Request Information
 |  Request Appointment
*2014-2015 academic year rate, subject to change.
Oakland University:  Pawley Hall
MSU Management Education Center

*Note: Locations are not all offered at the same time, but can vary throughout the year.
How to
Thank you for your interest in our Career Development Facilitator course!  The Fall 2015 CDF program is full at this time.  To be added to the wait-list, please complete this form.

In the event that there are openings, you will be contacted by the coordinator below.
Kelly Quintana, Assistant Program Coordinator
(248) 370-3997 phone  |  (248) 370-4961 fax