Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Upon Admission

  1. Attend new student orientation
  2. Register for prerequisite classes at MySJSU.
  3. Add courses in classroom if you miss your enrollment appointments

Prerequisites/Core Requirements

  1. Complete eight prerequisites / core requirement courses
  2. Check the advisor list to determine your advisor
  3. Apply for clearance
  4. Take CBEST exam prior to starting your internship

Advanced Courses

  1. Take required advanced courses
  2. Complete 9 units internship at two school levels for total of 600 hours

Exit Exam

  1. Check the website for scheduled comprehensive exam dates
  2. Take the comprehensive exam [doc]
  3. Obtain advisor’s approval for your PPS worksheet [pdf]
  4. Pass CBEST

Obtain Credential

  1. Complete credential application package
  2. Order your official transcripts
  3. Attend Department Graduation Reception and University Commencement in May.