DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

Department of Nursing

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School of Nursing and Health Sciences
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FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICESSCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF NURSINGNURSING POLICIES > ACCEPTABLE ACADEMIC STATUS - DNP PROGRAM
Acceptable Academic Status - DNP Program

  • All DNP and Post-Master's PMHNP Certificate students must achieve a B or better in all DNP /Post- Master's PMHNP Certificate courses.
  • If a DNP or Post- Master's PMHNP student receives a grade lower than a B in any DNP/Post Master's PMHNP course, the student must repeat the course.
  • A second grade lower than a B, in the same course or any other course, results in dismissal from the DNP or Post-Master's PMHNP Program. (Effective Fall 2013)
Process

 The following process will be utilized when a student receives a course grade lower than a B:

  •     Faculty/instructor notifies DNP Program Director
  •     DNP Program Director notifies SNHS Department Head
  •     Department Head sends letter to the student; this letter is to  include grading policy standards and, if applicable,                         information regarding student progression.


Warning & Dismissal 
  • A student whose term QPA falls below 3.0 will receive a letter of warning from the Department Head.
  • If the cumulative QPA falls below a 3.0 after a second term, the student will be dismissed from the Department of Nursing.




Faculty Approval: 3/09
Revised: 12/12
Revised:   2/14