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Probation and Dismissal

Graduate students may be placed on academic probation after completing 12 credits in the graduate program, if they:

  • Fail any course in the graduate program.
  • Do not maintain a cumulative average of “B”.

A graduate student on probation should register for a minimum of 6 credits the following semester.

The student is dismissed from the graduate program if:

  • The probation status is not removed within a period of two consecutive semesters.
  • The department or program, and irrespective of the grades obtained, deems student’s work as unsatisfactory.
  • The student fails the comprehensive examination twice, or fails the thesis defense twice.

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