The Educational Studies Integrated 4+1 Program will provide undergraduate students in the teacher education pipeline, the opportunity to earn their Bachelor of Arts degree, preliminary teaching credential, and Master of Arts degree in Educational Studies within five years at LMU. The B.A. and preliminary teaching credential will be earned within the first four years of undergraduate study. The M.A. in Educational Studies will be earned in an additional post-baccalaureate year.
This interdisciplinary Program provides experiences and opportunities for students to design an individualized unique master's curriculum that reflects their personal and professional goals. The program prepares students to be scholarly, reflective and transformative leaders in the Education profession.
As a result of this program, candidates will:
Develop an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of education
Develop and improve the critical thinking skills needed to apply the knowledge and skills learned through the program
Acquire and develop the knowledge, skills, and perspectives to examine and act upon the ethical and social justice dimensions of schooling
Demonstrate knowledge of how diverse issues impact educational theory and practice both qualitatively and quantitatively
Program Admission Requirements
Attend a Mandatory Information Session
Please contact the SOE Admissions Office to attend an information session. Applicants will receive an informational packet that includes all application materials and instructions.
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at LMU
Graduate Division Application
2 Letters of Recommendation
Letters should be written by LMU professors/faculty.
Statement of Intent
A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units