There are many viable career pathways for Education and Learning Sciences majors, who are among the most employable of graduates. These students, future classroom teachers, are highly respected and in demand in California and beyond.

  • Most graduates of this program choose to begin their careers as elementary educators in public, charter, parochial, and private schools.
  • For those students who earn the Bilingual Authorization (in Mandarin or Spanish), employment in bilingual settings awaits them.
  • Some graduates continue their studies in graduate school, or they work as teachers and take graduate classes simultaneously.
  • Some graduates participate in a post-baccalaureate service year or participate in Teaching Fellowships of various kinds.
  • LMU has two graduate education programs focusing on Catholic school educators—CAST (Catholic Archdiocesan School Teachers) and PLACE (Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education). Each year, several students in the Education and Liberal Studies major enroll in these excellent mission-driven programs.