School of Education

Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

  • Application Fee

  • Financial Aid Available


Degrees Offered

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership for Social Justice (including Online)
M.A. in Administration and Leadership, Higher Education, or Educational Studies with available Administrative Services Credential and Catholic or Charter School Leadership Certificate programs.
M.A. in Counseling, Guidance and Counseling, or School Counseling with available PPS Credential or LPCC concentrations.
M.A. in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education with available Bilingual (Mandarin or Spanish) and Literacy authorizations.
M.A. in School Psychology with PPS Credential in School Psychology.

Our Program

Online or eve/Sat. programs for working professionals; small classes; student centered; engaging fieldwork; sought after graduates; and wide variety!

Respect. Educate. Advocate. Lead. Our mission calls on us to invite caring and ethical individuals to join us in preparing to work with TK-12 school aged students as passionate educators, dedicated to creating the world they want to live in. Our innovative programs (both online and in-person) are designed to prepare the next generation of moral and ethical educators for social justice, striving to create safe, responsive, and supportive learning environments for all TK-12 school aged students.

Our highly individualized admission and advisement process with small class sizes of 15-20 helps you on your journey to fulfilling your educational and career goals, in spite of these unusual times! 

Now is your opportunity to create the world and the career you envision. We look forward to getting to know you and your journey better.


  • Application Fee



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Additional Requirements

Ed.D. and M.A. Degrees in variety of areas. Professional LPCC and LEP licensing. Additional State of California credentialprogram requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) vary by program and include, but are not limited to, Certificate of Clearance (Fingerprinting).

Application Deadline

Most programs offer rolling admission with priority admission deadlines that vary (general guidelines Oct. 15 for spring, April 15 for summer and June 15 for fall).

Ed.D. program deadline is Jan. 25 for in-person program and Sept. 30 for online program. School Psychology deadline is the first Friday in February.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound1,400 Students


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Clubs & Associations

Graduate Student Association

Office for International Students and Scholars


High percentage of LMU Fulbright Scholars were School of Education graduate students.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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