The Bilingual Authorization in either Spanish or Mandarin is available at LMU in combination with either the M.A. in Elementary Education or Secondary Education combined with an Elementary Multiple Subject or Secondary Single Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential.  Bilingual Authorization applicants are required to show fluency in all four basic skills in the language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Students pursuing a Bilingual Authorization and a Single Subject Preliminary teaching credential also select a subject area when choosing to add the Authorization to their teaching credential. LMU offers Single Subject Teaching Credentials in the following subjects:  Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, Math, Social Science, and Spanish. 

Loyola Marymount University's innovative program is designed to serve those who strive to be professional, responsible, and socially aware educators prepared to succeed in culturally and linguistically diverse school settings.