Office of Credentials

The Office of Credentials provides a centralized location in which prospective and current School of Education candidates, faculty, staff, and the community can receive accurate, comprehensive, and complete information and advisement regarding the requirements involved in obtaining California credentials and certificates authorizing service in California schools. It is the candidate’s responsibility to submit a credential application through the Office of Credentials upon completion of a credential program in order to receive their California educator’s credential. The Office of Credentials also provides credential-related services to subject-matter preparation programs and credential programs offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of the Arts, the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences, the School of Nursing, and University Libraries. For more information, call (626) 815-5346 or email