The administrative services internship program prepares you to work as a paid school administrator while enrolled in the administrative services program. Internship candidates must be requested by a school district. You will receive support from district mentors and university supervisors. To keep the internship credential active, you must register for a 1-unit course each semester that provides guidance for individualized planning, mentoring and supervision. During each semester, you will be in contact with the district mentor and university supervisor a minimum of three times to review strengths and administrative development. In addition, you and your university supervisor will have contact at least two more times during the semester.


  • Experienced and supportive university faculty
  • Exposure to relevant, on-site challenges facing current administrators
  • Our grads are sought by top districts
  • Up to 6 units of credit may be transferred into program with approval
  • Series of five courses and five correlating, supervised fieldwork experiences

Career opportunities

This credential is designed specifically for educators entering into school administration. It meets all requirements for an entry-level administrative position in grades K-12 in the state of California.

Admission requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Orientation interview with program director¬†
  • Three letters of reference¬†
  • Statement of intent
  • Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree¬†
  • Approved basic credential
  • Official Verification of meeting the CBEST requirement
  • Verification of current negative TB test (within 12 months)
  • Request letter from LOA
  • Verification of teaching experience
  • Verification of employment as administrator