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Good Academic Standing

  • The learner has successfully passed all assessments with 70.0% or greater
  • All learners will meet with their assigned faculty advisor at the midpoint of each semester.

Academic Probation Standing Level (low risk)

  • Low risk: scoring 67.5-69.9% in any assessment. Risk level will be determined after each assessment.
    • Low risk learners will be placed on “Academic Probation Level I”.
    • The Course Director notifies the learner’s faculty advisor, the Director of Didactic Education and the Academic and Professional Performance Review Committee (APPRC).
    • Course Director will formulate, document and implement an individualized remediation plan that facilitates learner success in achieving the instructional objectives and expected course competencies.
    • The learner will review and sign a commitment statement stating that the learner is fully committed to completing all components of the individualized remediation plan, to attending mandatory monthly meetings with the Course Director, and that all questions and concerns were addressed.
    • The learner will be referred to the Academic Services for additional  guidance and advisement.
    • Upon successful completion of all the components of the individualized remediation plan the learner will revert to Good Academic Standing.

Academic Probation Level II (high risk)

  • High risk scoring less than 67.5% in any assessment. Risk level will be determined after each assessment.
    • High risk learners will be placed on “Academic Probation Level II”.
    • The Course Director notifies the learner’s faculty advisor, the Director of Didactic Education and the APPRC. The Course Director will formulate, document and implement an individualized remediation plan that facilitates learner success in achieving the instructional objectives and expected course competencies.
    • The learner will review and sign a commitment statement stating that the learner is fully committed to completing all components of the individualized remediation plan, to attending mandatory weekly or biweekly meetings with the Course Director, and that all questions and concerns were addressed.
    • The learner will be referred to the Academic Services for additional guidance and advisement.
    • Upon successful completion of all the components of the individualized remediation plan the learner will revert to Good Academic Standing.

Academic Separation (A3.15d)

  •  Academic Separation is defined as failure of one course. 
    • The Course Director notifies the learner’s faculty advisor, the Director of Didactic Education, the Program Director and the APPRC.
    • APPRC will review the learner’s course documents confirming failure of the course.
    • The Program Director will then authorize Academic Separation and notify the Dean of Health Sciences and Human Performance and Provost.
    • The learner will then enter the Deceleration Process (Please see Deceleration Policy)

Academic Dismissal (A3.15d)

  • Academic Dismissal is defined as failure of two courses. 
    • Learners who fail two courses in the didactic phase will be dismissed from the program
    • The APPRC will review the learner’s course documents confirming failure of the courses.
    • The Program Director will then authorize Academic Dismissal and notify the Dean of Health Sciences and Human Performance and Provost.
    • If there is continued interest in the program; the learner must re-apply and go through the entire admissions process.