Administrative Services Preliminary Credential

Requirements (37 units)

This program is under revision due to new state licensing standards and requirements. See the Department for information on the new curriculum and course requirements.

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the general requirements of the university for admission as a postbaccalaureate student, admission to the Administrative Services Preliminary Credential program requires the following:

  1. An application for admission to the program must be submitted;
  2. A 3.0 ("B") grade point average in all course work taken in education;
  3. Completion of the graduate entrance writing requirement;
  4. Four years of full-time credentialed experience, school-related nursing and/or counseling experience. A valid Clear California teaching, pupil personnel, health services credential, or full-time designated subject credential (with B.A.);
  5. Successful completion of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST).
  6. Submission of a 2-page essay from the provided prompt.

Recommendation for the Credential

To be eligible to be recommended for the credential, a candidate must:

  1. Complete the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing competencies dealing with mainstreaming of special education students;
  2. Successfully complete all program requirements;
  3. Obtain a recommendation from the program committee.

Credential Requirements (37 units)

EADM 601Educational Leadership and Ethics4
EADM 607Culture, Politics and Communication in Diverse Society4
EADM 610Supervision and Evaluation of Teachers4
EADM 613School Personnel Management4
EADM 619Policy, Governance and Legal Aspects of Education4
EADM 620Practicum in Educational Administration1
EADM 622Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment4
EADM 625School Finance and Business Management4
EADM 626AIssues and Trends in School Administration: School Reform1
EADM 626BIssues and Trends in School Administration: Common Core Standards1
EADM 626CIssues and Trends in School Administration: S.T.E.M. Programs1
EADM 626DIssues and Trends in School Administration: Special Education1
EADM 621AFieldwork in Educational Administration I2
EADM 621BFieldwork in Educational Administration I2
Total Units37

Note: Students must see program coordinator/advisor for recommended sequence of program.