Dec 07, 2021  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022

Inclusive Education Certificate


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Contact Information


Program Director: Victoria Graf

Advisor: Terri Taylor

Introduction/Overview


The Inclusive Education Certificate program will provide 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  elementary and high schools.

Program Outcomes


As a result of this program, candidates will:

  • Know the various aspects of the history of schooling related to the education of students with disabilities
  • 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 implementing inclusive education

Program Admission Requirements


  • Graduate application
  • Statement of Intent
  • Virtual interview
  • 2 letters of recommendation (one recommendation is required from the applicant's current employer
  • Professional resume
  • 1 set of official transcripts verifying bachelor's degree from  a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate studies is required. Other qualifying GPA's include a GPA of 3.05 in the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) of undergraduate studies, or a 3.0 GPA in at least 9 semester units of graduate coursework.. For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the USA:
    • Offiical transcript evaluation
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score (or appropriate high school or college background in the English language).

Program Requirements


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