May 28, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Catholic Inclusive Education Certificate (On Hiatus)

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Contact Information

Program Director: Victoria Graf


The Catholic Inclusive Education Certificate program will provide Catholic school educators, including teachers and administrators, with the knowledge and skills to effectively educate students with a wide range of abilities, including students with disabilities, in a Catholic elementary and high school.

Program Outcomes

As a result of this program, candidates will:

  • Know the various aspects of Catholic education as they relate to educating all children in the contemporary context of the Catholic Church, e.g., theological, historical, etc.
  • Design evidence-based strategies, e.g., assessment and pedagogy, to meet the varying abilities of all students utilizing the framework of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Assistive Technology (AT)
  • Implement Positive Behavior Support and Intervention Strategies (PBIS)
  • Establish collaborative partnerships with families and other educators
  • Demonstrate the competence required for Catholic Inclusive educators

Program Admission Requirements

  • Graduate application
  • Statement of Intent
  • Virtual interview
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • One letter must be from the applicant’s current employer
  • Technology requirement form
  • Professional resume
  • 2 sealed, official transcripts for all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Catholic School Program Contract/Agreement
  • Local cohort applicants must provide a signed Title II Compliance form
  • A cumulative undergraduate of 3.0 or 3.05 in the last 60 units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units required
  • For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the USA:
    • Transcript evaluations
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score
  • Verification of employment:
    • California cohort candidates must be employed by one of the Catholic dioceses or archdioceses
    • National or International online candidates must be employed by a Catholic school

Program Requirements

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