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All students working on a master’s, EDS, or doctoral degree must the following standards:

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • A Pace of Progress of 67%.
  • No student may exceed 150% of the published length of their educational program. Students will be notified and will need to appeal for financial aid when they are approaching 150%. (Maximum Timeframe)


All Academic and Medical Relief as well as Obsolete Credit taken is included when determining SAP compliance. While these types of relief help you academically the courses still must be included in the SAP calculation. Financial Aid, including loans is limited and we must ensure you obtain your degree in a reasonable amount of time with reasonable debt.  Financial aid is not provided for certificate programs. 

Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements

Pace of Progress

Maximum Time-frame