Although a California teacher credential is not required for the PPS Credential, successful completion of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) is a prerequisite to enter the program. Also, candidates for the PPS program must apply for a Certificate of Clearance and need evidence of a negative TB test dated within the past two years when they initially enroll in the program.

Pupil Personnel Service Credential

Counseling, theory and methodology coursework provides general counseling preparation for public and private school service for students who already have a master’s degree.

Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Program Overview

Applicants who already have a Master’s degree in a counseling-related field and who wish to receive a PPS Credential must complete the following CCTC-approved courses. The PPS credential requires a total of 37 units and 600 hours of fieldwork. Pupil Personnel Services credential candidates must ensure at least two-thirds of their fieldwork hours are completed in K–12 school settings.

Coursework

PPS Credential Only Pathway

PPS Advising Sheet

PPS credential only students must complete a minimum of 15 units at The University of Redlands. Students will work with their advisor to establish transferable units and instructional sequence.

Note that 600 hours of counseling fieldwork and the passing of the CPCE Exam are also requirements for the PPS credential.

 

 

 

 

Gainful Employment Information 

For programs that meet federal Title IV eligibility, University of Redlands is required by the U.S. Department of Education to post the Gainful Employment (GE) required information (program information, completion rates, program cost, and median loan debt). To view this information please click here.

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