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Applying for your Service or Specialist Credential

Fall 2018 Completers

If you have completed all Service or Specialist Credential Program requirements, you are now ready to be recommended for your credential. Please complete the following:

Step 1: AFTER your grades and degree (if applicable) have posted, submit a Request for Recommendation(PD) and any missing items to the Credential Center by email:, fax: (562) 985-7617 or in-person to EED-42.  Please complete this step by February 15, 2019*.

Step 2: A CSULB Credential Analyst will submit an online credential recommendation to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

Step 3: You will automatically receive an email from the CTC ( directing you to go online to Complete Your Program's Recommendation. For assistance, the CTC has created a video and downloadable Step-by-Step guide to completing your online portion.

*After February 15, 2019 - Candidates that have not completed all credential requirements and/or submitted their Request for Recommendation will be made inactive. It will be the responsibility of the credential candidate to contact our office when all credential requirements have been completed. Note: a new Credential Evaluation and Service fee may apply.