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Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Endorsement (Online)

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 9
Entry Term: Fall, Spring and Summer

This program will provide educators with deep and broad knowledge of content, pedagogy, assessment, and implementation science related to Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The PBIS standards used in this program will prepare educators and educator candidates who wish to effectively integrate PBIS into their own field-based practice and to assist other educators in utilizing PBIS for the improvement of climate and culture of districts, schools and classrooms.

The program of study consists of three courses which may be taken as electives in the M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction Accomplished Teaching program.

  • PBIS 8130- Administration in Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • PBIS 8131-Critical Issues in Positive Behavior and Supports
  • PBIS 8839-Data Methods in Positive Behavior Intervention and Support

Please note: APBS membership is required for access to journals used in all three courses in this program. APBS membership information may be found on the Association for Positive Behavior Supports website.


The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines.

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Kelly Kennedy
Academic Advisor, Statesboro Campus
College of Education 3166-A

Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Endorsement program will seek state licenses or certifications.

The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.

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For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 5/23/2023