Program Details

Short program. Lasting impact.

Our Preliminary Administrative Services Credential 12-month (September - August) online 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.

24 units of required coursework aligned to latest standards for California school administrators. Courses begin in September and conclude in August (12 months). 

  • 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)