UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara


For additional information regarding the state certification and program requirements for the following service credential, contact the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education credential advisor at (805) 893-2036. Prerequisites: Applicants must (a) have a degree in an academic subject from an accredited institution; (b) Basic Skills: Candidates are required to take a Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST) or equivalent before beginning the credential program; (c) Certificate of Clearance and TB Clearance:  Students must have a Certificate of Clearance and a TB Clearance before the program begins; (d) satisfy UCSB's admission requirements. Service Credentials can be combined with M.A. or Ph.D. programs.

Pupil Personnel Services Credential—School Psychology
The Pupil Personnel Services credential with specialization in school psychology is committed to a scientist-practitioner model of training emphasizing the role of school psychologists as highly qualified practitioners and also as leader/innovators in comprehensive support services to schools. This program of study is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.