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Academic Expectations & Quality of Work Standards

All students will be expected to follow the academic expectations and quality  of work standards described below.

Grading Scale

Letter Grade = Final Percentage

A+       = 97.00-100.00           C+     = 77.00-79.99

A         = 93.00-96.99             C       = 73.00-76.99

A-        = 90.00-92.99             C-      = 70.00-72.99

B+       = 87.00-89.99             D+     = 67.00-69.99

B         = 83.00-86.99             D        = 63.00-66.99

B-        = 80.00-82.99             D-      = 60.00-62.99

                                                  F       = 00.00-59.99


Students are expected to do work of high caliber. Failure to do so may result in dismissal. Grounds for dismissal could include, but are not limited to:

  1. Receiving a grade of "C-" (1.67 on a 4.0 scale) or below in any course taken in the student's plan of study.
  2. Failure to make timely progress toward the degree or certificate.
  3. Failure to perform in course work, comprehensive examination or research at an acceptable level in the program unit.

Probation or Dismissal

The program may recommend that the Dean for CAHP either dismiss, or place on probation with conditions for reinstatement as a student in good standing, when a student fails to maintain a 1.67 (C-) average in all coursework taken as part of the degree program.