Clear Administrative Services Credential

Welcome to the Clear Administrative Services Credential

CSULA Building

 Program Application

We're now accepting applications for Fall 2015.

Application Submission Due Date for Fall 2015 is 5:00 p.m. on April 2, 2015 (Thursday).

The program is designed for new administrators to meet the performance standards of the California Clear Administrative Services Credential. The credential licenses holders to perform all administrative and supervisory services in grades prekindergarten-12 in California public or private schools. The Clear Administrative Services Credential is valid for a period of five years, and is renewable by submitting the normal application and fee to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). 


The following requirements are subject to change without notice. Students should consult the 
division for current requirements. Minimal requirements for issuance of the Clear Administrative 
Services Credential include: 

  •  A Master’s degree 
  •  Successful completion of all required courses 
  •  A valid Preliminary (Tier 1) Administrative Services Credential 
  •  A valid basic credential used to obtain the Preliminary (Tier 1) Administrative Services Credential 
  •  Two (2) positive recommendation letters, including one from the mentor 
  •  Two (2) years of successful full-time experience as an administrator with Preliminary (Tier 1) Administrative Services Credential 
  •  Passing score on UNIV 400, the Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) or acceptable alternative by petition 
  •  Passing score on California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST)