Program at a Glance

Admission Cycle: 
Offered each summer

Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Social Work (PPSC-SSW)

Social workers in schools: Earn an additional credential (PPSC-SSW).

  • Post-MSW credential program
  • 100% Online
  • Applications accepted Jan. 1-March 31
  • $510 per unit; 6 total units
  • Courses offered each summer

The PPSC-SSW program builds upon the MSW curriculum by providing specialized instruction to develop the knowledge, skills, and values required to effectively provide social work services within public school systems. Social workers who successfully complete the program will be eligible to apply to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Social Work.

The PPSC-SSW prepares post-MSWs to practice school social work.  

This program consists of two online 3-unit courses during summer. See details on the Social Work PPSC-SSW website.

Applications are accepted Jan. 1-March 31.

Learn more and apply at the Dept. of Social Work website.