Transformative Education, M.A. with Preliminary Single Subject Credential - Traditional Pathway (Student Teaching) Program

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This combined 1+1 Single Subject Preliminary Credential and Master of Arts in Transformative Education program is designed for graduate students in the Traditional (student teacher) pathway who are seeking teaching positions in grades 6-8, or in 9-12 school settings that require teachers to teach in departments. The program fulfills the degree requirements for the Master of Arts in Transformative Education and a California Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential in two years. Graduate Traditional Single Subject candidates are required to complete credential coursework, concentration coursework, and the research capstone sequence. The following Single Subject Preliminary credentials are offered:

  • Art
  • English
  • Mathematics (Foundational and Fall)
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Foundational, Geoscience, and Physics)
  • Social Science
  • World Languages

Per Federal Regulation 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v), all LMU School of Education credential/licensure programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and for the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences as appropriate. The institution (LMU) has not made a determination as to whether these credential, licensure, and professional preparation programs meet the requirements of states outside of California. If you are interested in practicing outside the state of California, it is recommended that you contact the respective licensing entity of that state to seek information or guidance regarding their licensure and credential requirements in advance to allow for appropriate planning.