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Program: Clear Administrative Services Credential

Program Description

Notice: The Clear Administrative Services Credential is currently suspended. The program is under revision

The Clear Administrative Services Credential is for individuals who have a valid Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and are currently serving in an administrative position in an educational setting.

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU, and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., Social Security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees or any associated costs to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements. Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements is available from the department.

Program Requirements

A. Requirements for Admission to the Program

  1. Holder of a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.
  2. Holder of a valid teaching or services credential.
  3. Currently serving in an administrative position. Verification of employment as an administrator.
  4. Credential processing fee of $25 payable to CSUN (cashier’s check or money order only).

B. Special Requirements

  1. An average of “B” or better maintained throughout the program.
  2. Competency assessment at the conclusion of the program.

C. Course Requirements

1. Required Courses (6 units)

ELPS 684 Field Based Leadership (3)
ELPS 685 Induction Plan (1)
ELPS 686 Assessment of Candidate Competency (1)
ELPS 689 Practicum in Educational Administration (1)

Total Units Required for the Credential: 6


Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Chair: Jody Dunlap
Education (ED) 1220
(818) 677-2591