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Professional Administrative Services Credential


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The purpose of the program is to provide education and training for new and aspiring administrators. The program is based on a set of competencies considered necessary for successful performance as a California school administrator.

The credential licenses holders to perform all administrative and supervisory services in grades prekindergarten–12 in California public or private schools.

There are two tracks under this program:

Track 1: CCTC Standards-Based program

Track 2: CCTC Mastery of Performance Assessment program

Prerequisites:

  • A master’s degree.
  • A Preliminary or Clear Administrative Services credential issued under present or prior regulations.
  • Passing score on UNIV 400, the Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or acceptable alternative by petition.
  • Passing score on California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST); and
  • Completion of written examinations and inventories required by the division.
  • At least one year of experience as an administrator if applying for Track 2.

Track 1: Standards- Based Program


Minimum Credential Requirements (24-36 units)


  • Residency Requirement: Students must complete 18 units at Cal State LA within the required courses for the credential.
  • All courses fulfilling the required program for credential must be competed within 8 years of applying for the credential;
  • Twenty-four to thirty-six units of postbaccalaureate course work as listed below;
  • Satisfaction of all program standards;
  • Completion of written examinations and inventories required by the division;
  • A minimum of two years of successful, full-time school administrative experience in the public schools or in private schools of equivalent status; and

Written verification from your employing school district, or an official of the appropriate county office of education, or successful completion of your program plan.

Track 2: Mastery of Performance Assessment Program


Minimum credential requirements (16 units)


  • Successful completion of sixteen units of courses as listed below;
  • Satisfaction of all program standards;
  • Completion of written examinations and inventories required by the division;
  • A minimum of two years of successful, full-time school administrative experience in the public schools or in private schools of equivalent status.

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