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Satisfactory Academic Progress

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To achieve satisfactory academic progress, a student enrolled in a graduate degree program in the College of Health Sciences must pass all courses and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average.  For most programs in CHS, students are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher. The following programs have exceptions to the minimum 2.75 GPA requirement and/or additional criteria for satisfactory academic progress.

Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine (AZPod):  A student enrolled in Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress.

Clinical Psychology (CP) Program:  A student enrolled in the Clinical Psychology Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress. In addition, a student must achieve a minimum grade of "B-" or "P" in all required courses, seminars, and practica.  To progress to the next quarter, a student must satisfactorily complete all academic requirements for the preceding quarter.

Nurse Anesthesia Program: A student enrolled in the Nurse Anesthesia Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress. In addition, a student must achieve a "B-" or higher in all NAAP curriculum courses. NAAP courses include: 570, 580, 540, 540L, 551, 581, 541, 541L, 552, 560, 582, 542, 542L, 553, 571, 583, and all clinical rotation and clinical didactic component courses.

Physician Assistant Program: A student enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress. In addition, to progress to the next quarter, a student must satisfactorily complete all academic requirements for the preceding quarter.

Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program: A student enrolled in the Speech-Language Pathology Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress.