Program at a Glance

Admission Cycle: 
Offered each summer, starting in 2020.

Pupil Personnel Services Credential in Social Work (PPSC-SW)

Starting in Summer 2020: Social Workers in schools: Earn an additional credential (PPSC-SW).

  • Post-MSW credential program
  • 100% Online
  • Applications accepted Jan. 1-March 31, 2020
  • $510/unit

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

This program consists of two online 3-unit courses during Summer 2020. See course descriptions  in the PPSC-SW Handbook on the website.

Applications will be accepted Jan. 1-March 31, 2020.

The courses are offered each summer. The 2020 program runs June 8-July 31.

Learn more at the Dept. of Social Work website.