Minimum Qualifications Handbook

To ensure that community colleges are hiring top-quality instructors, the State Chancellor’s Office, in conjunction with the State Legislature, have specified a minimum set of qualifications for open faculty positions. The Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges is available at: 

If you are interested in teaching for COS, you should review this material to make sure you have the required minimum qualifications. This information also applies to certain administrative positions in the District. 

All professional course work and degrees used to satisfy the minimum qualifications shall be from institutions, which are accredited and listed annually in the catalog of Accredited Institutions of Postsecondary Education for the Council of Postsecondary Accreditation by the American Council on Education. Determination of equivalency of foreign degrees shall be according to the District's equivalency requirements and procedure.  



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Last Updated: 10/18/2017 1:50 PM