Skip to main content

Credential Services

The Credential Student Services Office can provide all credential information and serves as a resource for departments and students.
A Credential Analyst will advise you on all credential requirements, monitor your progress towards obtaining your credential, will verify credential program completion and will make the final credential recommendation to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). If you have any questions regarding credentials please email: 


The Office of Student Services is responsible for program degree audits and credential recommendations. Candidates may petition each quarter for credential recommendation upon completion of all coursework and credential specific requirements, students submit the Petition for Credential form.

Petition for Credential Recommendations are submitted via email. Once the request is received the Credential Analyst reviews the candidates transcript to ensure that all required coursework listed on the program plan was successfully completed. Once grades are confirmed the Analyst reviews all additional documentation (as listed in the appropriate checklist below to ensure that all CTC requirements are met for the credential that the candidate is requesting. The final piece before the recommendation is completed is the review of the TPA list to ensure that teaching credential candidates have successfully completed this requirement.

Credential Candidates select the appropriate checklist for the program you have completed and submit all required documents on the checklist. Submit all documents as a packet to

Administrative Preliminary Credential Checklist

Multiple & Single Subject Intern Credential Checklist

Multiple & Single Subject Preliminary Credential Checklist

Bilingual Certificate Checklist


If you have completed the teaching credential program at Santa Clara University and are now seeking a teaching credential in another state please complete the following form and submit it to

Out of State Verification Form