College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Satisfactory Academic Progress

College of Health Sciences

 

To achieve satisfactory academic progress, a student enrolled in a degree program in CHS must pass all required 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 2.750 or higher. The following programs have exceptions to the minimum 2.750 GPA requirement and/or additional criteria for satisfactory academic progress.

Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine (AZPod): A student enrolled in the Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.000 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 3.000 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 (NA) Program: A student enrolled in the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.750 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress. In addition, a student must achieve a "B-" or higher in all NAAPG curriculum courses, as well as in all clinical rotation and clinical didactic component courses. A student enrolled in the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (D.N.A.P.) completion degree program must pass all courses, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher, and achieve a "B-" or higher in all DNAPG courses.

Occupational Therapy (OT) Program - Downers Grove Campus: A student enrolled in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or higher to have achieved satisfactory academic progress.

Physician Assistant (PA) Program - Downers Grove Campus: A student enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.750 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.

Physician Assistant (PA) Program - Glendale Campus: A student enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program must pass all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 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. A student is not able to progress to clinical rotations until or unless their cumulative GPA is greater than or equal to 3.000.

Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program: A student enrolled in the Speech-Language Pathology Program must pass all didactic courses with a grade of C or higher, pass all clinical courses with a grade of B or higher, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.000 to have achieved satisfactory academic progress.