Jun 22, 2018  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education, M.A. with a Preliminary 2042 Single Subject Credential


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Note


The program information below applies to those who entered the program in Spring 2018 or later.

Contact Information


Program Director: Liza Mastrippolito

Academic Advisors:

Graduate: Terri Taylor

Undergraduate: Michael Cersosimo

Introduction/Overview


The combined Single Subject Preliminary Credential and Master of Arts in Secondary Education program is designed for graduate students who are seeking teaching positions in grades 6-8, or in 9-12 school settings that require teachers to teach in departments. The combined program fulfills all the requirements for the Master of Arts in Secondary Education degree and a California Preliminary 2042 Single Subjects Teaching Credential. The following Single Subject Preliminary credentials are offered:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin

Program Admission Requirements


  • Attendance at an Information Session (for Credential Candidates Only)
    • Please contact the School of Education Admissions Coordinator to attend an information session. Applicants will receive an information packet that includes all application materials and instructions.
  • Graduate Application
  • Candidate Information Sheet
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • At least 1 letter must verify the applicant’s experience and familiarity with the elementary school age group.
    • Letters cannot be written by family members or friends.
  • Technology Requirement Form
  • Fingerprint Clearance Form
  • Statement of Intent
    • 3-5 page essay describing how applicant’s experiences, qualities, and goals reflect the School of Education’s conceptual framework: REAL (Respect, Educate, Advocate, Lead).
  • 2 sealed, official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Verification of 20 hours of experience working with culturally diverse youth in the age group applicant plans to teach.
  • Professional Resume
  • Proof of satisfying California’s Basic Skills Requirement
    • Official CBEST passing scores or equivalent
  • Subject Matter Competency Test (CSET) Plan of Action
  • Certificate of Clearance (COC)
  • Proof of Satisfying the U.S. Constitution Requirement
  • Tuberculin Skin Test Results
  • Interview with Program Director
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units
  • For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the U.S.A.:
    • Transcript evaluations
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score

Program Requirements


Additional Program Requirements


  • EdTPA (TBD)
  • Professional Advising
  • CSET Score Report
  • Disposition Rubric
  • Fieldwork Application
  • Culminating Fieldwork Requirements
  • Exit Interview
  • Application for Credential
  • Application for Master of Arts Degree

Note


The program information below applies to those who entered the program in Fall 2017 or before. The program has been redesigned per state requirements, and a new program is being offered for those entering Spring 2018 and later (see above).

Contact Information


Program Director: Liza Mastrippolito

Academic Advisors:

Graduate: Terri Taylor

Undergraduate: Michael Cersosimo

Introduction/Overview


The combined Single Subject Preliminary Credential and Master of Arts in Secondary Education program is designed for graduate students who are seeking teaching positions in grades 6-8, or in 9-12 school settings that require teachers to teach in departments. The combined program fulfills all the requirements for the Master of Arts in Secondary Education degree and a California Preliminary 2042 Single Subjects Teaching Credential. The following Single Subject Preliminary credentials are offered:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin

Program Admissions Requirements


  • Attendance at an Information Session (for Credential Candidates Only)
    • Please contact the School of Education Admissions Coordinator to attend an information session. Applicants will receive an information packet that includes all application materials and instructions.
  • Graduate Application
  • Candidate Information Sheet
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • At least 1 letter must verify the applicant’s experience and familiarity with the elementary school age group.
    • Letters cannot be written by family members or friends.
  • Technology Requirement Form
  • Fingerprint Clearance Form
  • Statement of Intent
    • 3-5 page essay describing how applicant’s experiences, qualities, and goals reflect the School of Education’s conceptual framework: REAL (Respect, Educate, Advocate, Lead).
  • 2 sealed, official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Verification of 20 hours of experience working with culturally diverse youth in the age group applicant plans to teach.
  • Professional Resume
  • Proof of satisfying California’s Basic Skills Requirement
    • Official CBEST passing scores or equivalent
  • Subject Matter Competency Test (CSET) Plan of Action
  • Certificate of Clearance (COC)
  • Proof of Satisfying the U.S. Constitution Requirement
  • Tuberculin Skin Test Results
  • Interview with Program Director
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units
  • For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the U.S.A.:
    • Transcript evaluations
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score

Program Requirements


Total: 33 semester hours


Additional Program Requirements


  • Prerequisite Coursework
  • Student Teaching Requirements
  • Teaching Performance Assessments
  • Health Education for Educators
  • Professional Advising
  • CSET Score Report
  • Disposition Rubric
  • M.A. Coursework
  • Fieldwork Application
  • Culminating Fieldwork Requirements
  • Comprehensive Examination
  • Exit Interview
  • Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
  • Application for Credential
  • Application for Master of Arts Degree

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