Apply for the Administrative Services Credential

This page is intended for students pursuing a credential in the Administrative Services program. Please allow for at least 14 days for the Credentials Office to review your credential file. Only after candidates have completed all credential requirements and received approvals from the Credentials Office and their program will the Credentials Office submit credential recommendations to the CTC. The entire credential process can take up to 4–6 weeks. Requirements may vary, please plan accordingly. Please note the differences in requirements for the Certificate of Eligibility and Preliminary Credential. 

  1. Notify your Program Director or Administrative Assistant.
  2. The program will notify the Credentials Office to initiate the credentialing process.
  3. Check your SMC and external emails for messages from the Credentials Office.

 

Which credential are you applying for?

 

Certificate of Eligibility

Certificates of Eligibility are issued to students who have completed all credential requirements, including coursework, fieldwork components, assessments, and exams. To apply for your Certificate of Eligibility, please begin by contacting your program and reviewing the following items.

 

Preliminary Credential

Preliminary Credentials are issued to candidates who are offered employment as a school administrators after having completed all credential requirements, including coursework, fieldwork components, assessments, and exams. To apply for your Preliminary Credential, please begin by contacting your program and reviewing the following requirements.

 

Please find more information about credential requirements listed below.