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The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) Program is for education professionals seeking a career as a public school administrator.

PASC Program '18-'19 Cohort

Chico State PASC Program 2018-2019 Cohort

Is Educational Leadership In Your Future?

Would you like to serve as a public school administrator? CSU, Chico's School of Education offers a post baccalaureate Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) for education professionals seeking a career as a public school administrator.

The PASC Program provides the foundations of educational leadership necessary to qualify for a Clear California Administrative Services Credential granted through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). With the preliminary administrative credential you can serve as an assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisor, coordinator, or other equivalent level administrator in California public schools.

This credential authorizes the holder to provide administrative services for grades K-12, including:

  • The development and assessment of instructional programs
  • The management of school site, district, or county fiscal services; hiring, assigning, supervising, and evaluating certificated and classified personnel
  • Providing discipline to students and employees
  • Development of student support services

About the CSU, Chico PASC Program

  • 1 year, 4 six-unit courses, 24 semester units. 12 of these units can be applied to an MA in Education
  • Convenient hybrid model of online and on-campus instruction features Tuesday & Thursday meetings during the month of July and on Saturdays during the fall and spring semesters
  • Learning as a cohort builds community, fosters creativity, enhances leadership skills, and encourages greater progress
  • Per unit fee is $345*
  • Updated curriculum meets new California standards

Apply to the PASC Program

The deadline to apply to Cohort 4 is June 3. Classes begin July 9.

• Contact PASC Program Coordinator, Michael Gulbransen, 530-228-6567 or mgulbransen@csuchico.edu

• Complete the Graduate Application for Admission at Cal State Apply

• Complete the PASC Program Application

PASC Course Schedule

• Spring class registration begins November 1 • Summer class registration begins April 1 • Fall class registration begins July 1

Summer 2019 - Cohort 3 & 4

Register Cohort 3
EDAD 634: Educational Leadership: The First 100 Days - 6 units  Meeting Dates: Saturdays, 6/8 & 6/15 Off Campus. Monday through Thursday, 6/17-6/21, Modoc Hall Room 120 On Campus. Friday, 6/21 Off Campus.

Register Cohort 4
EDAD 631: Educational Leadership: The Literature- 6 units
Meeting Dates:
Tuesday & Thursday, 7/2-8/6, Modoc Hall Room 118

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* Fee subject to change pending final fee approval.