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Administrative Services

Humboldt State University offers both Preliminary (Level 1) and Professional Clear (Level 2) Administrative Services credentials. The credential program is designed for educational professionals currently working in schools full time. Administrative services courses are offered on weekends and all coursework for each level is designed to be completed in one academic year. Please see the Admission Requirements and Level 1 & 2 applications.

The following courses are designed to fulfill the Preliminary (Level I) Adminstrative Services Credential requirements.

Level I - Fall, Semester 1 (12 Units)

  • AS 645: Personnel Administration & Supervision
  • AS 646: The Principal: Leader & Administrator
  • AS 646: The Principal: Leader & Administrator
  • AS 649: Ethics & School Administration
  • AS 660: Technology & School Management
  • AS 694: Elementary Administrative Field Experiences

Level I - Spring, Semester 2 (12 Units)

  • AS 642: Curriculum: Development & Governance
  • AS 647: Practicum: Diversity Issues & School Administration
  • AS 648: Legal and Fiscal Aspects of School Administration
  • AS 695: Secondary Administrative Field Experiences
  • AS 696: Field Experiences Seminar and Final Evaluation

Level I - Field Experience

  • AS 694: Elementary Administrative Field Experiences
  • AS 695: Secondary Administrative Field Experiences

Level II - Semester 1 (6 Units)

  • AS 661: Leadership, Management, Policy Development in a Multicultural Setting
  • AS 663: Strategic Issues Management

Level II - Semester 2

  • AS 664: School and Community Relations
  • AS 665: Ethical and Reflective Leadership
  • AS 666: Information Systems, Fiscal and Human Resources
  • AS 667: Administrative Assessment and Evaluation

Eight Units of Non-University Credit

  • Eight (8) units or 120 hours of non-university professional development are a requirement of the Professional Development Plan. This plan (PDP) is developed collaboratively among the candidate, mentor and university supervisor. The PDP is developed as part of the course, AS 661 Professional Development. There will be a series of meetings with the candidate, mentor and university supervisor for the development and approval of the plan.