Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The LMU School of Education earned full seven-year national accreditation in November 2019 from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for the following teacher preparation programs:

  • Elementary and Urban Education/Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Secondary and Urban Education/Single Subject Teaching Credential
  • Special Education/Mild-Moderate Education Specialist Credential

Upon review by the CAEP Accreditation Council, LMU SOE successfully met all five of the CAEP Teacher Preparation Standards – rigorous, nationally recognized standards that were developed to ensure excellence in educator preparation programs.

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

All credential programs offered within the School of Education at Loyola Marymount University are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The most recent accreditation renewal for a full seven-year accreditation was in May 2019.  (*All LMU School of Education credential programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). The institution has not made a determination as to whether the credential program meets the requirement of states outside of California.)

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

The LMU School of Education Educational Psychology/School Psychology Program is nationally approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). This prestigious designation was renewed in spring 2018 and covers the MA in Educational Psychology and the California Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

LMU is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of the pretigious regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States. The WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) of WASC accredits senior colleges and universities.

Title II

For the annual Title II Institutional Report, including results for Loyola Marymount University, please view the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Annual Institutional Report Cards section. Read more about the most recent teacher preparation passage rate (PDF).