Sep 26, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Catholic School Administration, M.A.

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Contact Information

Program Director: TBA

Academic Advisor: Danielle West


This unique and successful educational program, offered by LMU’s Department of Educational Leadership and Administration (EDLA), provides professional development that is specific to the Catholic school administration context. The two-and-a half year, 31-unit program Master’s Degree in Catholic School Administration is designed to address four major themes in Catholic school administration; mission-focused leadership; faith and spiritual leadership; operational management; and instructional leadership. The integration of faith and professional practice is made relevant through practical experiences that prepare candidates to grow as Catholic school leaders through project based learning strategies. Candidates learn that assessment, accountability, and transparency can serve well the mission, vision, and learning outcomes of every Catholic school.

Program Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants must have successfully completed the 10 semester hours of the Certificate in Catholic School Administration as a pre-requisite for admission to the Master’s degree in Catholic School Administration. The 10 semester hours of the Catholic School Leadership Certificate program will be applied toward the 31 semester hours required for completion of the Master’s degree in Catholic School Administration.
  • Application form

Degree Requirements

Additional Degree Requirements

  • Capstone Culminating Oral Presentation

Required Coursework

Total: 31 semester hours

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