Graduate students must maintain an academic grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (B) during their enrollment in the program. In order to graduate, students must have at least a 3.0 (B) GPA.

Graduate students will be placed on academic probation if their cumulative GPA drops below 3.0 (B). Those who do not achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B) within two semesters of being placed on academic probation will be dismissed from the program. A student who receives one ‘C+’ will be placed on academic probation but may progress with coursework. A subsequent grade of a ‘C+’ or lower will dismiss them from the program regardless of GPA. A course in which students receive a grade of ‘C’ must be successfully repeated before they can continue in higher level coursework. A student who receives an ‘F’ will be dismissed from the program. Students dismissed from the MSN program may appeal the action to the School of Nursing Admissions Committee.​