Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Program Description

Post-MSW PPSC Credential Program

SFSU no longer offering a post masters PPSC program. Please reach out to San Jose State University or UC Berkeley's post MSW PPSC program. 

MSW PPSC Credential Program

Our PPSC program offers a curriculum in school social work practice that leads to the eligibility and recommendation for the Pupil Personnel Services Credentials (PPSC) in School Social Work Issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentaling (CTC). The credentail covers pre-kindergarten through 12th grade service in public and other schools requiring the credential. The PPS Credential authorizes the holder to employed in the State of California in positions requiring such certification.


Program Overview and Steps:

PPSC Credential Program Instructions


Sandy Vaughn, LCSW, PPSC

PPSC Coordinator 

Email: svaughn@sfsu.edu or ppscsw@sfsu.edu