Credential and Certificate Programs
- Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
- Graduate Certificate Program in Computer Applications in Schools
- Graduate Certificate Program in English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)
- Graduate Certificate Program in Teachers of English Learners
- Graduate Certificate Program in Online Teaching and Learning
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
Regulations, policies, and procedures governing the program for the Preliminary Administrative Services credential, available from the division office, were developed in accordance with guidelines developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The program is based on a set of competencies necessary for successful performance as a California school administrator.
Graduate Certificate Program in Computer Applications in Schools
The credit graduate certificate program in Computer Applications in Schools is designed to prepare teachers to use computers in their classrooms and to take leadership roles in their schools. Those who complete the program will be prepared to teach students about computers; to incorporate computers in their instruction; to select and modify instructional software; to evaluate and select hardware; to create multimedia and hypermedia and to use computers to manage classrooms and schools. Completion of this credit certificate program requires 21 units in core and elective courses with a minimum B (3.0) average. Refer to the Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Study: General Information chapter of this catalog for general regulations governing all certificate programs.Graduate Certificate Program in English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)
This program is designed to prepare students to teach English as a second language (ESL) or Foreign Language (EFL) in post-secondary settings in the U.S. or to teach English as a foreign language (EFL) abroad. Specifically, the program is designed for (A) students who hold a master's degree in a discipline other than ESL or applied linguistics and wish to be certified to teach ESL in a community college or university and (B) students who plan to teach EFL abroad.Graduate Certificate Program in Teachers of English Learners
This certificate offers an option for prospective and current teachers who want to augment their skills for teaching English Learners. Certificate requires a minimum of 16 units.
Graduate Certificate Program in Online Teaching and Learning
The Certificate Program in Online Teaching and Learning is designed to meet the growing needs of online educators in a wide variety of teaching sectors like K-12 teachers, higher education faculty, community college professors, non-profits, governmental agencies and businesses that develop online training programs. The program is designed for both experienced trainers and educators and those interested in entering the field of online teaching and learning. Certificate requires a minimum of 12 units.