The LaFetra College of Education prepares students to become effective educators and advocates for social equity within the community. Whether you are just starting on your educational journey, or are looking to take your career to the next level with a credential, certificate, or graduate degree, our programs equip students with the knowledge and skills to address the challenges of today’s schools and rapidly changing organizations.
Our program specialties include child and adolescent development, elementary and secondary teaching, special education, counseling, school psychology, and doctorate in organizational leadership. University of La Verne students enjoy:
- Accessible faculty and small class sizes
- Interactive classes that blend theory and practice
- Flexible course times
Ready to take the next step in your education? The LaFetra College of Education offers several Master’s degree programs and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership. Some of the graduate programs are offered online or at one of our convenient Southern California locations to accommodate your busy schedule.
The LaFetra College of Education offers two undergraduate majors to help you develop the skills needed to have a positive impact on the lives of children and families. The undergraduate programs are also offered online or at one of our Southern California locations as an accelerated program for working adults.
Centers and College Resources
The Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research fosters advocacy for social justice and empowerment through education, research, and collaboration.
The Center for Learning Innovation supports and trains educators in 21st-century learning competencies. Utilizing educational technology experts, the CLI focuses on exploring how to use common applications to support diverse student populations. With a first-of-its-kind Innovation Lab, the CLI helps educators meet the needs of students today and continues to push the envelope of what can be provided in the future.
The Center for Neurodiversity, Learning, and Wellness explores the possibilities in education when we embrace our differences as variations to be understood and supported. Through certificate programs, weekend workshops, and experiential learning aimed at students of all ages, we intend to promote a greater understanding of neurological diversity in our culture.