Jan 22, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2019-2020 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education, M.A. with a Preliminary Multiple Subjects Credential


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Contact Information


Acting Program Director: Liza Mastrippolito

Academic Advisors:

Graduate: Terri Taylor

Undergraduate: Michael Cersosimo

Introduction/Overview


The combined Multiple Subject Preliminary Credential and Master of Arts in Elementary Education program is designed for graduate students who are seeking teaching positions in grades K-5 or any self-contained classrooms in grades 6-8. The combined program fulfills all the requirements for the Master of Arts in Elementary Education degree and a California Preliminary 2042 Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. All LMU School of Education credential programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). The institution has not made a determination as to whether the credential program meets the requirements of states outside of California.

Program Outcomes


As a result of this program, candidates will:

  • Teach for social justice while acting as proactive agents for all stakeholders
  • Exhibit professional responsibility and leadership while engaging all stakeholders
  • Cultivate an inclusive environment to support all PK-12 student learning
  • Cultivate healthy learning environments
  • Apply developmentally appropriate instruction to support all PK-12 student learning
  • Differentiate authentic assessment methods in using student data to inform instruction and assist all stakeholders

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
    • Letters should be written by people in a supervisory or instructional capacity. They cannot be written by family members, peers or friends.
  • Technology Requirement 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 (or plan of action)
  • 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: 35 semester hours


Additional Program Requirements


  • Professional Advising
  • CSET Score Report
  • Disposition Rubric
  • Fieldwork Application
  • Culminating Fieldwork Requirements
  • edTPA
  • Exit Interview
  • Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
  • Application for Credential
  • Application for Master of Arts Degree

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