Administrative Services

Application Instructions

Certificate of Eligibility Applicants:

  1. Administrative Services Application.
  2. CSUF Processing Fee – A $25.00 personal check, cashier’s check or money order made payable to CSUF.
  3. Verification of a minimum of five or more years of successful full-time classroom teaching experience. All experience must be verified by superintendent, assistant superintendent, director of personnel, or director of human resources of employing district on official letterhead.
  4. Copy of official Basic Skills results.

Preliminary Applicants:

  1. Complete Steps 1-4 listed above under Certificate of Eligibility Applicants.
  2. CL-777 Form – Verification of Employment as an Administrator: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl777.pdf.
  3. If your California teaching credential will expire within the next year, please renew your credential online at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/ prior to applying for your Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.

Clear Applicants:

  1. Administrative Services Application.
  2. CSUF Processing Fee – A $25.00 personal check, cashier’s check or money order made payable to CSUF.
  3. Verification of a minimum of two years of successful Administrative experience while holding Administrative Services Preliminary Credential. All experience must be verified by superintendent, assistant superintendent, director of personnel, or director of human resources of employing district on official letterhead.
  4. If your California teaching credential will expire within the next year, please renew your credential online at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/ prior to applying for your Clear Administrative Services Credential.

Application Requirements (ALL):

Mail or Deliver Application, $25.00 processing fee and other applicable documents listed above to the following address:

CSUF Credential Preparation Center
2600 East Nutwood Avenue, Suite 540,
Fullerton, CA 92831

Processing Timeline: CTC will email you further instructions once CSUF has submitted your electronic recommendation. You will need a valid email account and have either a credit card or debit card to pay the online application fee. CTC Processing Fee – not payable at this time. CTC charges a $100.00 application fee plus an additional $2.50 online fee. Upon electronic submittal by the Credential Preparation Center, you will receive an email from CTC instructing you to complete the credential application online and submit your CTC fee. Please make sure your CTC profile reflects your current email address.

NOTE: Once CSUF has submitted your recommendation to CTC, you will have 90 days in which you will need to pay the CTC fee and allow CTC to process your application. If you do not pay within the allocated time period your application will be terminated.

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Page updated: November 3, 2017