Internship Credentials

University internships issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing are supported at Cal Lutheran in the Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Special Education, Counseling and Guidance and Adminstrative Services Programs.

Cal Lutheran currently has internship agreements with specific districts. Candidates must contact the Credential Analyst before applying for any position. Internships need to be in a reasonable distance from California Lutheran University in order for us to provide required support.

How To Apply For an Internship Credential

If you meet ALL of the prerequisites listed below, including an offer of internship and advisor approval, then please contact the Credential Analyst at for verification of eligibility and an application.

For more information on these credentials go to the CCTC website.

Prerequisites to Applying for an Internship Credential

  • Full admission to the program
  • Approval from appropriate program departments, documented in your file
  • Offer of an internship by a school district
  • Multiple and Single Subject Teacher Candidates must have all Foundations and Methods coursework completed.
  • Special Education candidates must have all Foundation and Methods courses completed.

Requirements for Eligibility for an Internship Credential

These requirements must be met in order to qualify for an internship credential.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Certificate of Clearance
  • U.S. Constitution requirement
  • Basic Skills
  • Subject-Matter Competency (except for PPS candidates)
  • Pre-service foundational preparation, as follows:
    • Multiple & Single Subject Teacher Candidates
      • EDLT 500, EDLT 501, EDLT 502, EDLT 503, EDTP 511/513, EDTP 520/530, EDTP 521/531, EDTP 522/532, EDTP 523/533
    • Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe specialties
      • EDLT 500, EDLT 501, EDLT 502, EDLT 503, EDSP 519, EDSP 515 and EDSP 534/542a
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing specialty
      • EDDH 500, EDDH 502, EDDH 516, EDDH 518, EDDH 508, EDDH 504, EDDH 545
    • Pupil Personnel Services
      • EDCG 504 School Law
      • EDCG 521 Counseling Theory & Practice
      • EDCG 523 Group Process and Leadership
      • EDCG 524 Consultation, Collaboration, & Supervision
      • EDCG 526 Microskills in Counseling
      • EDCG 527 Educational and Career Counseling
      • EDCG 529 Organization and Administration of Pupil Personnel Services