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Note: The following Academic Policies apply to all students in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. They are subject to revision by the faculty of the School of Management and Leadership.
A grade point average of 3.0 is required for graduation.
Repeating courses – the MBA Director representing the faculty may ask any student whose GPA falls below a B average in the MBA foundation curriculum to repeat courses selectively. A student who earns a D in a foundation course will be asked to repeat the course. Students may not repeat the courses in which they received a grade of B or better, or any other course without faculty approval.
Letter of Concern: Student fails to achieve a semester 3.0 GPA (but cumulative GPA remains above 3.0). The student receives a letter of concern from the MBA Director.
Probation: Student fails to achieve a cumulative 3.0 GPA
The student receives a letter notifying them of their probationary status from the MBA Director.
Suspension: Student fails to achieve a cumulative 3.0 GPA a second time and has not shown significant academic progress (a semester GPA of at least 3.0). A student can also be suspended if they display a pattern of academic indifference and lack of academic achievement.
The student receives a letter notifying them of their suspension from the MBA Director Student will be required to remain out of school for one full semester.
Dismissal: Following suspension from and reinstatement to the university, the student fails to achieve a cumulative 3.0 GPA and shows no sign of significant academic progress. Academic progress is defined as a semester GPA of 3.0 or higher. A student can also be dismissed if they display a fundamental lack of ability or motivation to achieve a master's degree.
The student receives a letter notifying them of their dismissal from the MBA Director.
Students may take a semester off without withdrawing, but should submit a leave of absence form to the Adult & Graduate Education Office. However, if a student has not been enrolled for more than one semester then s/he must formally reapply to the program. Request for readmission to the MBA program should be directed to the MBA Director. If a student would like to withdraw from the University please submit a withdrawal form to the Adult & Graduate Education Office. Use, in part or in full, of the work, ideas or writing of another without credit is considered plagiarism and is subject to disciplinary action.
Consulting material(s) is the preparation of a grading instrument that is (are) not allowed by the course instructor is considered a serious violation. In this situation, the instructor may assign a grade of F for the instrument and for the course.
Students may appeal or dispute grades and other actions by instructors or administrators of the MBA program. In the case of grade dispute or related course matters, the appeal begins with the course instructor. If the matter is not resolved there, student may make an appeal to the MBA Director.
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