Program Details

Short program. Lasting impact.

Our Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program offers a balance between theory, research and day-to-day practical experience.

When the following courses are completed with a satisfactory grade, you will be eligible for recommendation to receive a certificate, authorizing you to work as a school administrator in California.

Required courses

24 units of required coursework aligned to latest standards for California school administrators

  • Inequity in Education (3 units) 
  • Data-Informed Leadership (3 units) 
  • Field Placement A (3 units) 
  • Leading Curriculum & Instruction (3 units) 
  • Fostering Professional Learning Community (3 units) 
  • Field Placement B (3 units) 
  • Coaching Theory and Practice (3 units) 
  • Employee Management and Supervision (3 units) 

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