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Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC)

Fall Admissions Deadline

The deadline to apply for Fall 2020 admissions for EADM program/Admin credential is August 7, 2020 for Cal State Apply. Our Fall cohorts will be on the main campus, PDC, and San Bernardino City starting on August 22, 2020.  Riverside Cohort starts in Spring, 2020, but will take fall applicants also.

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program and Masters of Arts Educational Administration Program

Students apply for both the university and the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and/or Masters of Arts in Educational Administration Program on CSU apply.  These documents you upload to your application on CSU apply.  You will not be classified  in the program until all these documents have been submitted along with satisfying the writing requirement.

A photocopy of your valid California clear teaching, pupil personnel or health services credential or evidence of eligibility for a credential.

Complete a 2-page essay (using 12-pt font Arial or Times New Roman) responding to the following prompts:

  • What are important leadership basics and skills and how are you working to acquire them?
  • Identify and discuss current challenges facing school leaders in California.

A letter from your District Personnel Office documenting the completion of at least four (4) years of full-time teaching; substitute teaching does not apply to enter the program. As of June 2013 the CTC requires five (5) years of related school experience to apply for the administrative credential.

A photocopy of the notification of your successful completion of the CBEST test.

NOTE: Documentation of a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 ('B') in all courses previously taken in education will be verified by the admissions office from transcripts submitted as part of your admission to the university (Step 1). To be admitted to the program, all students must demonstrate they have already satisfied the upper division writing requirement