Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Application for Course Substitution


This form applies to those students whose prior graduate coursework satisfies a requirement for a given degree program. Students with such background may be permitted to substitute a different IPS course for a required course rather than replicating prior work. The total number of credit hours required to complete the degree remains the same. For example, students with prior graduate coursework in statistics may be exempt from taking IPS 520 – Testing and Measurement—which is required for the MA in Pastoral Counseling and would be allowed to substitute for another IPS course in its place.