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Progression Retention Policy

The following are requirements for progression and retention in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Graduate Program:

  1. An overall GPA of 3.0, with a minimum grade of C in all required nursing graduate courses.
  2. Students will comply with policies related to Academic Honesty.
  3. At mid-semester, students who are not making satisfactory progress towards meeting course objectives will be counseled and notified in writing.
  4. A student who receives a grade of C- or lower in any required nursing course or does not meet the overall GPA of 3.0 will be recommended for dismissal from the College of Nursing. Students recommended for dismissal follow the university Academic Dismissal of a Student from a Graduate Program Policy. A student allowed to continue in the program is required to have an approved Academic Progression Plan (APP). A student who receives a grade of C- or lower in any additional required graduate nursing course will be dismissed from the College .*