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Endorsement Only in Behavior Intervention Specialist


To be eligible for the LBSII Behavior Intervention Specialist Endorsement, students must hold an Illinois LBSI teaching license.

Program Requirements   

The State of Illinois Behavior Intervention Specialist endorsement requires 18 semester hours (4 courses and 2 practicum). Endorsement program course requirements may be modified only by departmentally approved equivalents. All 18 semester hours must be taken at Loyola.

Continuous Enrollments
Students in endorsement only programs are required to maintain the status of continuous enrollment during their program of studies. This means that during each semester of each academic year (excluding Summer Sessions), each student must enroll in at least one course. (See SOE Policy: Academic Standing - Continuous Enrollment)

A formal leave of absence may be granted upon request and the approval of the School of Education’s Associate Dean of Student Academic Services.

State Requirements

Candidates in all programs leading to Illinois licensure are required to pass  a State Criminal Background Check. In addition, all policies and procedures for receiving Illinois licensure must be met.



School of Education
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