CON Evaluation of Masters and Post-Masters Progression to Graduation version July 2012

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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Evaluation of Master’s and Post-Master’s Progression to Graduation Subsection: 5.3.11
Section 5.0 - Students Originating Date: May, 1982
Responsible Reviewing Agency:
Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation & Scholarship Committee
Revised: December, 1987
Revised: January, 1999
Revised: April, 2008
Reviewed: January, 2011
Revised: July, 2012 (via consent agenda)
J:/RESOURCE MANUAL/Table of Contents College of Nursing Resource Manual


Policy:

  1. A minimum grade of B (3.0) or higher is required for graduate credit in each 600 and 700 level course within the student’s area of specialization.
  2. A student whose overall GPA is below 3.0 will have 2 semesters to meet the 3.0 GPA criteria.
  3. Master’s student’s progress will be reviewed each semester by his/her faculty advisor, and academic concerns will be submitted each semester to the Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation and Scholarship Committee.
  4. Post-Master’s student’s progress will be reviewed each semester by their faculty advisor and academic concerns will be submitted each semester to the Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation and Scholarship Committee for appropriate recommendation and action.

Procedure:

Student Services will run a query each semester to identify students with semester course grades below 3.0 and overall GPAs below 3.0. Faculty advisors will be notified.