Credential Waiver Group

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Credential Waiver Group denotes the primary California public school credential or subject matter waiver objective of a student.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Filter / Group Breakdown Location:
Data Custodian
Credentials / College of Education
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_OBI_CRED_WAIVER
Source Field Name:OBI_CRED_WV_GRP
Census Process:Yes
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"CSU Credential"
Column Heading:"Credential Waiver Group"


Credential Waiver Groups include:

"Administrative Services","Multiple Subject", "Other Specialist Instruction", "Pupil Personnel Services", "Single Subject," and "Specialist Instruction."

A multiple subject credential authorizes its holders to teach in a self-contained classroom such as the classrooms in most elementary schools.

A single subject credential typically involves co-teaching or internship and authorizes its holders to teach in secondary schools (middle and high schools).

A specialist instruction credential authorizes its holders to teach either mild to moderate or moderate to severe special education.

Other specialist instruction credentials include resource specialists.

Pupil personnel services credentials include school psychology and school social work.

For more information, see CSUMB's Credential Programs page.

See Also

Definition Source

"This data element indicates the primary California public school credential or Subject Matter waiver objective of the applicant, admitted applicant, or enrolled student."[1]


  1. CSU. Enrollment Reporting System Data Dictionary. Retrieved from: (Requires login).