Applying for your Credential

All Applicants Must Complete These 3 Steps

  1. Complete the Information Coversheet (PDF)
  2. Pay the $25 Application Processing Fee
  3. Download appropriate credential checklist: Checklist and Forms


  • You must have an overall 3.0 GPA in your Credential coursework, and may not be disqualified from SJSU. Each course must be completed with a Pass, CR, or C or better grade. 
  • Your coursework must have been completed within the last 7 years. 
  • Submit a COMPLETE application packet including all official transcripts. Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant.
  • Applications are processed in the order received.
  • Processing time is 4 weeks from the time you file your application with our office.
  • Applications may be mailed to us for processing.