Applicant must hold a valid bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.
To complete your MAED Educational Administration with Preliminary Administrative Services Credential admission file you will need the following:
- Online application
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- Official copies of highest degree granting institution transcripts
- Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better
- BSR passage
- Valid Credential*
Verification of minimum 2 years of Successful Full-Time Teaching Experience.
Documentation of teaching experience must be on the district or employing agency letterhead and signed by the superintendent, assistant superintendent, director of personnel, or director of human services.
Before Concordia’s Credential Analyst can recommend a student for a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or Preliminary Credential, the student must have completed five (5) years of successful, full-time experience in public schools, non-public schools, or private schools. Full-time service means service for at least a minimum day for 75% of the total days in the school year. (Substitute or part-time service does not apply).
*Possess one of the following valid credentials:
(a) a clear or life California teaching credential that requires a baccalaureate degree and a program of professional preparation, including student teaching or the equivalent and holds an English learner authorization; or
(b) a clear or life California designated subjects teaching credential in adult education, career technical education, vocational education or special subjects, provided the applicant also possess a baccalaureate degree, and holds an English learner authorization; or
(c) a clear or life California services credential in pupil personnel services, health services for school nurse, teacher librarian services, or speech-language pathology or clinical or rehabilitative services requiring a baccalaureate degree and a program of professional preparation, including field work or the equivalent.