Loyola University Chicago

- Navigation -

Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Policies & Procedures for Receiving Illinois Licensure

All candidates earning an Illinois State Board of Education license are responsible for following the procedures indicated below.

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are required prior to initial field or practicum/internship experience in the schools.

Qualifying Information for Licensure

This information is taken from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) licensure requirements.  We share this information with you to inform you that if you fall into one of these categories, you may not qualify for licensure in the state of Illinois.

Application for Licensure Procedures

State of Illinois Course Grade Requirements (PDF)

State of Illinois Teaching Endorsement Requirements (PDF)





School of Education
820 N. Michigan Ave., Lewis Towers 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
312.915.6800 · SchlEduc@luc.edu

Notice of Non-discriminatory Policy