Credential Services

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The SJSU Lurie College of Education Credential Services office serves the diverse educational needs of graduate students, staff and faculty in an effort to prepare teachers, counselors, administrators and other education professionals as they complete their credential programs. Refer to the information below to learn more about the resources and services provided by the Credential Services office. 

Credential Program Completers

Steps to Apply for Program Completers

Upon program completion, ALL students must file for their credential with the Credential Services Office. To get the process started, complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Information Coversheet [pdf] - Download the form and save a copy.  Type in your information and print.
  2. Pay the $25 application processing fee at  Save a copy of your receipt and submit it with your application packet.
  3. Download and print the appropriate credential checklist from the chart below and any additional forms if required. Submit all required documents listed on the checklist with your application.
  4. Submit your complete application to

Credential Application Checklists for Program Completers

Contact Us

Credential Services
Sweeney Hall 445

Office Hours:
Monday  8am - 5pm
Tuesday  7:30am - 5pm
Wednesday  7:30am - 5pm
Thursday  7:30am - 4:30pm
Friday  7:30am - 5pm (remote service only)
*Closed for lunch daily from 12-1pm

Campus Closure
September 2 - Labor Day 
November 11 - Veteran's Day
November 28 & 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 25 - January 1, 2025 - Winter Break

Credential Analysts
Ha Thai, Senior Credential Services Specialist

Catherine Davis, Credential Analyst