Clear Administrative Credential (12 units)

Candidates complete supervised field study of the first year of an approved Administrative Services Credential Induction Program including planned professional learning activities and directed mentoring or supervision through induction coaching. They have completed one year of field-based experiences, research, and application of learning/leadership principles with current site administrators in an approved public school setting as well as supervised leadership activities that are assigned as appropriate. Evidence of satisfactory completion of first year induction program requirements is needed to pass this course. (6 units)

Candidates complete supervised field study requirements of the second year of an approved Administrative Services Credential Induction Program, including planned professional learning activities, practicum, and directed supervision or mentoring through the induction process. Completion of a second year of advanced field-based experiences, research, planned professional learning activities, and application of learning/leadership principles with current site administrators in an approved public school setting as well as supervised leadership activities assigned as appropriate. Evidence of satisfactory completion of the second-year induction program requirements are needed to pass this course. (6 units)

Leadership (24 units)

This course prepares learners for the program by studying essential research-based theories on administration and management leading up to contemporary ones. Emphasis is on reviewing current and emerging organizational theories and concepts, business ethics, organizational change, talent development, and social responsibility, and developing and articulating a personal philosophy related to managing change in new era organizations. The theories and concepts reviewed will serve as a foundation for scholarly thought within the program. (4 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ORG710-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bowden, A. Greg
Fall 2024 ORG710-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ORG710-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ORG710-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course investigates strategies for promoting sustainable organizations by studying individual and group behavior within organizational settings. Key course concepts focus on organizational infrastructure, motivational strategies, ethical strategies, and leading change. Theories and frameworks studied are foundational principles of the program. This course also examines principles for leveraging conflict management strategies to promote positive organizational relationships and ethical outcomes. Prerequisite: ORG 710. (4 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ORG715-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Belsky, Jeffrey
Fall 2024 ORG715-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ORG715-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ORG715-AE Session 2
06/20/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course examines effective principles of communication critical for effectiveness within diverse organizations. Principles focus on opportunities for administrators to reflect on their own communication style and examine the components of effective communication strategies. Students will address the challenges inherent to effective communication present in today's multicultural, multilingual work environments. Students will apply strategies for addressing routine and unexpected organizational communication challenges and situations. Prerequisite: ORG 715. (4 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ORG720-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Shepard, Elisa M.
Spring 2024 ORG720-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Shepard, Elisa M.
Summer 2024 ORG720-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Shepard, Elisa M.
Spring 2025 ORG720-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ORG720-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course examines the processes an organization uses to attract, retain, motivate and develop the best people for their jobs. Concepts of study include organizational recruitment, retention, engagement, evaluation, identification and development of high potential employees, succession planning, and employee development from the perspective of the organization's innovators and talent management professionals. Prerequisite: ORG 720. (4 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ORG725-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Spring 2024 ORG725-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Dunbar, Scott Edward
Summer 2024 ORG725-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ORG725-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ORG725-AE Session 2
06/20/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course prepares administrators for gaining insight into identifying the barriers that exist within organizations that mitigate opportunities for diversity and inclusion. Students will survey the effects of culture on administrative strategies and actions, and policies and procedures. They will analyze strategies for leveraging diversity to promote greater organizational inclusivity and productivity. Ethical considerations and motivation for diversity are emphasized. Prerequisite: ORG 725. (4 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 ORG730-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Gonzalez, Christina Maria
Summer 2024 ORG730-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Gramling, Timothy S.
Summer 2025 ORG730-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed to maintain competitive advantage and sustainability in today's dynamic organizations. Special attention will be on the analysis and application of strategic approaches to overcoming barriers for organizational optimization, as well as methods for planning and driving support needed for implementation of change objectives that support the organization's mission. Prerequisite: ORG 730. (4 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 ORG740-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ORG740-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ORG740-AE Session 2
06/20/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF