2.3 Certificate Programs

(Adopted 6-14-2021)

The Certificate of Specialization and the Certificate of Achievement are awarded to students completing the established requirements.

Procedures (Adopted 6-14-2021)

2.3.1  Credit hours required for the Certification of Specialization vary by program.  A Certificate of Achievement requires at least 30 credit hours of coursework.

2.3.2  Each certificate is earned after completing the requirements stated in the student’s assigned catalog.

2.3.3  Through the Curriculum Committee, procedures have been developed to allow for curriculum revisions that may apply to the Certificate of Specialization and Certificate of Achievement.

2.3.4  Certificate requirements are subject to approval by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development.

2.3.5  In order for a certificate to be awarded, a minimum of nine (9) hours must be completed in residence.  An institutional grade point average of 2.00 is required for graduation.

2.3.6  The student must hold a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate to be awarded a Certificate of Specialization or a Certificate of Achievement.