Credential Assessment

If you have already been issued a CA credential and wish to have an assessment for clearing your CA preliminary credential based on out of state or out of country course work. Please submit the following via FAX or mail:

  1. Copy of preliminary credential
  2. Complete and print Information Cover Sheet.
  3. List of other colleges (maximum 3) besides SJSU you would consider attending to meet these requirements
  4. Proof of $15 fee payment Click here to pay now

This assessment is ONLY for multiple and single subject credentials. Holders of preliminary Special Education credentials should contact our Special education Department at 408-924-3700.

This assessment will take 2-3 days to process. We will email you the details on how to clear your preliminary credential. Please keep our email response as we do not keep records of these assessments. If you plan on applying for your clear
credential through SJSU you must complete a minimum of one course at SJSU.

Elementary Education (Multiple Subject) 408-924-3771
Secondary Education (Single Subject) 408-924-3775

Mail or FAX your Credential Assessment request to:

Credentials Office
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
Sweeney Hall 107
San Jose, CA 95192-0015
Telephone: 408-924-3541
FAX: 408-924-7061