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    Logan University
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Fall Academic Catalog

Academic Policies


Academic Honors - Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program

Academic honors for the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program include the Dean’s List, graduation with academic honors, and class valedictorian. Students transferring to Logan from another Chiropractic College are not eligible.

Dean’s List

A student who meets these highly selective criteria is eligible for recognition to the Dean’s List. These requirements include:

  • Complete full schedule of classes each trimester.
  • Terms that include transfer credit hours are not eligible for Dean’ list consideration
  • Term GPA greater than or equal to 3.50
  • No grade less than B

Each trimester a student qualifies for placement on the Dean’s List, he/she will receive a letter of congratulations from the Office of Academic Affairs.

A student who earns placement on the Dean’s List for nine consecutive trimesters will be presented with an award honoring superior academic achievement, suitable for desk or office display.

Graduation with Academic Honors

A student who meets the criteria below at the completion of the degree program will graduate with academic honors. Honors is also placed on the diploma and the Official Transcript.  The requirements for Academic Honors are:

  •  At least 75% of graded curriculum completed at Logan
  • Cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.60  
    • 3.60 - 3.74+ = cum laude
    • 3.75 - 3.89+ = magna cum laude
    • 3.90-4.00 = summa cum laude 

Valedictorian

A student who graduates with the highest cumulative grade point average is recognized as class valedictorian and receives a special medal. The requirements for Valedictorian are:

  • At least 75% of graded curriculum completed at Logan
  • Highest graduating cohort GPA
  • Eligible for graduation honors

Academic Honors - Graduate Master’s and Doctorate Programs

Academic honors for the Graduate programs include the Dean’s List, graduation with academic honors, and class valedictorian.

Dean’s List

A student who meets these highly selective criteria is eligible for recognition to the Dean’s List. These requirements include:

  • Full Time status, (9 credit hours or more)
  • Terms that include transfer credit hours are not eligible for Dean’ list consideration
  • Term GPA greater than or equal to 3.50
  • No grade less than B

Each trimester a student qualifies for placement on the Dean’s List, he/she will receive a letter of congratulations from the Office of Academic Affairs.

Graduation with Academic Honors

A student who meets the criteria below at the completion of the degree program will graduate with academic honors. Honors is also placed on the diploma and the Official Transcript.  The requirements for Academic Honors are:

  • At least 50% of graded curriculum completed at Logan
  • Cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.60
    • 3.60 - 3.74+ = cum laude
    •  3.75 - 3.89+ = magna cum laude
    • 3.90-4.00 = summa cum laude

A student who meets the cumulative grade point average at the completion of the degree program will graduate with academic honors and will be recognized during the commencement ceremonies. Honors is also placed on the diploma and the Official Transcript.

Valedictorian

A student who graduates with the highest cumulative grade point average is recognized as class valedictorian and receives a special medal. The requirements for Valedictorian:

  • At least 50% of graded curriculum completed at Logan
  • Highest graduating cohort GPA
  • Eligible for graduation honors

 

Advising/Academic Success Coach - All Students

Upon completion of the enrollment process, students are transferred from an admissions counselor to an academic success coach (ASC) who monitors student progress in each class and helps coach students from matriculation to graduation.  The ASC’s role includes referring students to resources to optimize their success and helping them overcome obstacles that may impede the achievement of their goals. A student may schedule an appointment with his/her ASC at any time; an ASC may also contact the student should the ASC believe that a meeting is needed. The ASC remain informed of their advisees’ academic progress, and periodic meetings are encouraged between ASC and students in academic jeopardy.

In the event a student may be academically deficient, become less than full-time or have to repeat a class, a special schedule will be required in order to complete the enrollment procedure. All special schedules must be prepared and signed by the Dean. Although the ASC remains aware of the students’ academic history, it is the ultimate responsibility of the student to be aware of academic failures and of the urgency to complete a schedule by the start of the new trimester. It is required students in academic difficulty or on special schedules make an appointment to meet with their ASC to discuss the scheduling of classes for the coming trimester.

Services of the academic success coaches do not replace those provided by the counseling program, which is available to all students through the Office of Student Affairs.

Policy for Adding, Dropping, and Withdrawing from a Course - All Students

Adding

  1. A student may add a course through Friday of the second week (first week for FAST) of a term. Thereafter, adding a course is not allowed.
  2. To add a course, a student must meet with his/her Academic Success Coach for counseling, approval, and completion of the necessary forms. The student must submit the forms to the Registrar’s Office by the deadlines noted in Point 1.
  3. If a student adds a course, the student is responsible for all course information and requirements from the beginning of the course. If there are additional tuition and fees associated with the course, these must be paid at the time the course is added.

Dropping

  1. A student may drop a course through Friday of the second week (first week for FAST) of a term. Thereafter, dropping a course is not allowed.
  2. To drop a course, a student must meet with his/her Academic Success Coach for counseling and completion of the necessary forms. The student must submit the forms to the Registrar’s Office by the deadlines noted in Point 1.
  3. If a student drops a course, the record for the course on the student’s academic transcript is removed.

Withdrawing

  1. A student may withdraw from a course from the Monday of the third week (second week for FAST) through the Friday of the tenth week (fifth week for FAST) of a term. After the Friday of the tenth week (fifth week for FAST), course withdrawal is not allowed, and the student must remain enrolled in the course for the duration of the term.
  2. To withdraw from a course, a student must obtain the course withdrawal form from the Registrar’s Office, obtain the necessary signatures, and return the completed form to the Registrar’s Office by the Friday of the tenth week (fifth week for FAST) of a term. A course grade of “W” will appear on the student’s academic transcript.

Simply ceasing to attend a class does not constitute a course drop or withdrawal and will result in a course grade of “F”  on the student’s academic transcript. If a student drops or withdraws from a course, his/her future financial aid eligibility, anticipated graduation date, or ability to complete the degree program within the maximum time period allowed may be compromised.

Withdrawal/Interruption Procedures from the Institution - All Students

Withdrawal or Interruption from the Institution falls into the following categories:

  1. Withdrawal/Interruption with the intent to return within six months. In this case the student indicates the date he/she intends to return. The student must be in good academic standing, and during the period of withdrawal is allowed to utilize the Learning Resources Center and Health Center. The student meets with his/ her Academic Success Coach up to four weeks prior to the date of return to establish a class schedule.
  2. Withdrawal without the intent to return. This occurs when students leave Logan with no intention of returning or when students withdraw when they are not in good standing. If they decide to return at a later date, they must seek readmission through the Student Advancement Committee (SAC). The Committee meets during the break between trimesters to consider these requests.
  3. Administrative Withdrawal. Continued excessive absences from classes by a registered student without proper notification of the intent to withdraw from the College may subject the student to Administrative Withdrawal. Administrative Withdrawal is under the authority of the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs. Should the student seek to return to Logan, the student must meet with the Student Advancement Committee for consideration. All policies relating to grades, refund of tuition and readmission are applied in the case of Administrative Withdrawal and are consistent with standard college procedures. In all cases, all students returning to Logan will start classes on the first day of the trimester.

The Withdrawal/Interruption Form is available in the Office of the Registrar. Completion of this form officially notifies each department of the student’s withdrawal, provides the Office of the Registrar with a forwarding address, and indicates the official category of withdrawal with the intent to return or with no intention of returning. The student is responsible for becoming aware of procedures that may apply regarding his/her return to Logan, which are noted on the form.  To obtain the form, contact the Office of Registrar at 636-230-2479 or email Registrar@Logan.edu.

Involuntary Psychiatric Withdrawal - All Students

The continued enrollment of a student at Logan is a privilege based not only on satisfactory academic progress and professional conduct, but also upon emotional health. A student who exhibits behavior suggesting inability to meet Logan’s academic or conduct standards due to psychological/psychiatric symptoms may be referred by the counseling staff to an independent psychiatrist/ psychologist for evaluation. The Dean of Student Affairs will determine if withdrawal is in the best interest of the student and/or the institution based on this evaluation and consultation with administrators and counseling staff. Student refusal to submit to a diagnostic evaluation or to withdrawal when determined by the Dean to be appropriate will receive written notice of involuntary withdrawal from the Dean of Student Affairs. Withdrawal in such cases shall normally incur no academic penalty for the term in which the student is enrolled, and tuition refund, if any, shall be based on the schedule established for voluntary withdrawal. Application for readmission will require re-evaluation from a College-approved psychiatrist/ psychologist indicating suitability to return to academic studies at Logan. Persons seeking readmission must apply through the Committee on Reinstatement and may choose to submit a written report from the psychiatrist or psychologist for the committee’s consideration.

Student Bereavement Policy

In the unfortunate event that you experience the loss of a close relative during a trimester, students are eligible for up to three (3) days of excused absence to attend the funeral service(s).  A bereavement absence applies to the death of a spouse, parent, child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, or a corresponding in-law or step-relative. For the absence to be excused, students are responsible for providing documentation of the death and funeral service to the Office of Student Affairs. Documentation may include, but is not limited to, a memorial service program, or a newspaper/website obituary notice. The Office of Student Affairs will work with each student to determine appropriate documentation. Students remain responsible for material covered in class during the absence. 

If you need to be absent for bereavement:

  1. Contact the Office of Student Affairs to notify the office of the reason for your absence.
  2. Contact your instructors to notify them of your upcoming absence and reschedule any class activities you will miss.
  3. Upon your return, provide the necessary documentation for your absence to the Office of Student Affairs to ensure that the absence is properly excused.
  4. Questions about bereavement absences should be directed to the Office of Student Affairs.

The Office of Student Affairs can be contacted at 636.230.1731 or studentservices@logan.edu. 

  1. Regularity and Punctuality of class attendance is expected of all students. More information concerning attendance may be detailed in course syllabi.

 

Attendance Policy

Regular attendance and active participation in class are essential parts of the learning process regardless of course delivery methodology.  Students are expected to attend all class sessions.  Students who fail to attend the first week of class may be administratively withdrawn from the course and/or the University.  Student attendance is tied to student learning outcomes through participation and engagement.

Faculty will outline their attendance policy and late work policy in the course syllabus.   

It should be noted that some states have specific attendance requirements to be eligible for licensure. It is the student’s responsibility to determine and meet these requirements for the state(s) in which they plan to practice. 

Students should make every effort to pre-arrange any absence and make arrangements to make up missed work prior to missing class.  Students seeking approval to submit work late due to a verified medical issue, military service, Jury Duty, National Licensing Examination or bereavement issue should review their course syllabus, Student Bereavement Policy and Excused Absence Policy. 

Not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from the course.  

Logan does not discriminate against any student on the basis of pregnancy or related conditions.  Absences due to medical conditions relating to pregnancy will be excused for as long as deemed medically necessary by a student’s doctor and students will be given the opportunity to make up missed work.   Logan will work with each student on an individualized plan for making up missed work.  As part of the individualized plan, Logan will not require the student to complete missed work during her medically necessary leave period unless the student so chooses.  As part of this plan, Logan may offer students an alternative to making up missed work, such as the ability to retake a course at no additional expense to the student.  Students needing assistance can seek reasonable accommodations from the Office of Student Services or Logan’s Title IX Coordinator, the Dean of Student Services, 1851 Schoettler Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017, telephone number 636-227-2100 or 1-800-782-3344.

Intern attendance in the Health Centers is governed by the Health Center Handbook.

Attendance at Off-Site Sanctioned Events - All Students

This policy allows Logan students to have excused absences from classes/clinic shifts to attend select off-site events, sanctioned by the Office of Academic Affairs and under the guidance of Logan employees. Students remain responsible for all course information and activities covered during their absence.

The form to request approval for an off-site event is on the reverse side and must be submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs by the supervising Logan employee no less than 30 days prior to the beginning of the event.

Requirements for Participation

  • A student must have a passing grade in each enrolled course at the time of the absence.
  • A student must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
  • A student must be in academic and professional good standing.
  • A student must have written approval from the supervising Logan employee(s) to participate in the event.
  • A student must participate in all required pre-event informational or training sessions required by the Logan employee(s) supervising the event.
  • A student must adhere to all activity restrictions associated with the event.

Grading Policies

Each student’s performance will be graded as described in the course syllabus provided by each faculty member at the start of a course.  A final course grade may be based on a variety of assessments such as written, oral, or practical exams, assignments, demonstrations, and class participation. 

Midterm scores are provided at the mid-point of each course and provided to the student through Canvas to help students monitor their progress.  Students are responsible for checking their grades regularly and setting up conferences with faculty in a timely fashion when they have questions about their grades or progress. 

 

I Represents an incomplete in the course and is only awarded with approval in accordance to the incomplete policy
IP In Progress. A final course grade will be awarded at the completion of the sequence. A grade of IP is not calculated into grade point averages.
PR Proficiency Examination Credit. The student is awarded transfer credit for the course based upon successful completion of a proficiency examination on the subject matter. No point value is earned, and a grade of PR is not calculated into grade point averages.
TR Transfer Credit. The student is awarded transfer credit for the course. No point value is earned, and a grade of TR is not calculated into grade point averages.
W Represents a student officially withdrawing from a course in accordance to the Drop/Add policy. No point value is earned, and the course must be repeated if it is not an elective.
P Represents the completion of the course requirements at or above minimum competency. No point value is earned, and the course is not calculated into grade point averages
A Represents outstanding distinction and excellence in achieving the course outcomes
B Represents above average grasp of the course outcomes
C* Represents the average achievement of the course outcomes.  In a graduate program this represents minimum competency.  Masters programs and doctorate programs typically require a B or higher.
D* Represents a below average achievement of the course outcomes
F Represents a failure to meet the course outcomes
RC Represents a course that has been remediated and is followed by the lowest passing grade for the given program

 

Grading Scales

End of course grades are rounded to the nearest whole number (examples: 69.51% = 70%; 69.44% = 69%)

Logan University uses a 4.0 grade scale to calculate grade point averages.

DOCTORATE AND MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS

A 90.0-100 4.0
B 80.0-89 3.0
C 70.0-79 2.0
F < 70.0 .0.

 

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

A 90.0 - 100 4.0
B 80.0 - 89 3.0
C 70.0 - 79 2.0
D 60 - 69 1.0
F < 60.0 0.0

 

Incomplete Grade

  • The grade of “I” may be issued in cases where a student has satisfactorily completed a substantial portion of the course successfully and due to extenuating circumstances the course cannot be completed successfully by the last day of the trimester.  Students must request an incomplete in writing to their instructor.  The instructor determines whether to grant the request or not.  Faculty submit an incomplete form to their chair/director for approval.  The form includes what work needs to be completed, how the student will complete the work, and the deadlines for completion.  Upon completion of the agreed upon work, the instructor will submit a grade change form to change the grade of “I” to the grade earned.  In the event the student does not complete the terms of the incomplete agreement, his/her grade will be changed to an “F”.  Incompletes must be cleared by the end of the second week of the next trimester.
  • Extenuating circumstances means exceptional situations that normally fall into family, health, or emergency/accident categories.
  • In cases where the incomplete course is a pre-requisite for another course, students must complete the incomplete course prior to moving on to the next course.
  • In the event a faculty member denies an incomplete request, the student may appeal the decision to the chair/director in writing.  The chair/director’s decision may be appealed to the Dean.  The Dean’s decision is final.

Credit Hour Definition

Logan University holds the responsibility for determining and upholding standards related to the awarding of credit hour for student work consistent with the best practices in higher education and all applicable regulator bodies.  Logan defines a credit hour as the minimum level of student achievement of specific and stated learning outcomes.  To quantify academic activity for the purpose of awarding academic credentials and determining federal funding, including institutional eligibility, program eligibility, and student enrollment status and eligibility. 

Logan University adheres to the Federal and State of Missouri guidelines for definition of a credit hour for cumulative contact per semester:

  • Not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours out of class student work each week for approximately 15 weeks for one semester of credit, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time, or
  • At least an equivalent amount of work as required in the above bullet for other academic activities as established by the institution including laboratory work, internships, practica, studio work, and other academic work leading to the award of credit hours

 

1 credit hour lecture = minimum of 750 minutes of classroom experience such as lecture, discussion, or similar instructional approach with coordinating out of class activities

15 weeks x 50 minutes x 1

1credit hour lab = minimum of 1,500 minutes of experiential learning such as laboratory, studio, or equivalent experiences

15 weeks x 50 minutes x 2

1 credit hour field experience = minimum of 2,250 minutes of field experience, such as practicums, internships, and preceptorships

15 weeks x 50 minutes x 3

Accelerated courses at Logan University meet for half of the regular semester.  Accelerated courses are prorated so they contain the same number of hours as if the course were scheduled for a full semester. To maintain the integrity of the instructional program, care must be taken when scheduling accelerated courses so that there is adequate time for students to complete homework assignments.

Online and hybrid courses must mirror the learning outcomes and academic standards of an equivalent face to face course. Online courses must demonstrate active student and faculty engagement during each week in addition to weekly assessments, this may be accomplished by, but is not limited to, weekly asynchronous discussions with engagement at an appropriate level for the course level.  One unit of academic credit is awarded based on the time commitment of 150 minutes of work per week for an average student, or demonstration of competency/proficiency through the fulfillment of learning outcomes. 

Course Audit

  1. A student wishing to audit a course must obtain the approval of the course instructor and register in the same manner as for a credit course through an academic advisor. Auditing is a privilege and is only allowed on a space available basis and with approval.
    • A student may only audit courses that previously have been passed satisfactorily. Previously earned credits and grades will remain in force.
    • The cost for auditing a course is set annually in conjunction with annual tuition rates.
  2. The audit is documented in the student’s academic record and on the transcript. Audits will be noted with a grade of ‘AU’
    • A student who is required by Logan to audit a course must satisfy completely all course requirements, just as a student enrolled in the course for credit.

 

Notification of Grades

Graded assessments not only provide evidence of progress toward course outcomes, they are also teaching tools.  With that in mind, faculty will provide opportunities for summative feedback on all graded assignments to help students in the learning process.  This may be through written or verbal feedback and may be automatic or by appointment. 

Grades

  • Graded classroom assessments will be returned within one week of the due date.
  • Final exam grades will be posted within one week of the exam date.
  • Students may view their final course grades through Canvas

Grade Changes

An instructor’s final grade(s) may only be changed for the following reasons:

  1. A mathematical error in calculation.
  2. A transcription error in the grade book.
  3. Make-up of an incomplete.

Grade changes may be made up until the end of the add/drop period of the following trimester for the course.  In rare circumstances, exceptions may be granted by the Dean of the College Health Sciences (Graduate programs) or the Dean of the College Chiropractic (Doctor of Chiropractic Program)

The reason for a grade change must be noted on the grade change form and approved by the instructor, the Division Chair, and the Dean of Health Sciences/Dean of Chiropractic.

Grade Appeal

A student wishing to appeal a grade in any aspect other than an apparent grading error must adhere to the following policy:

  • Discuss the appeal with the lead instructor/supervising clinician within one week of the grade being issued. 
  • If after this discussion the student believes the grade assigned has been done so in an arbitrary and capricious manner, the following steps must be completed no later than two weeks following the assignment of the grade.  In the event the grade was issued less than a week prior to the start of a trimester break, the time count begins upon return from break and is the same as above.
  •  The written appeal shall go to the faculty member’s supervisor and shall include the following:
  • Copy of the course syllabus with the grading criteria
  • Basis for the appeal, which must include evidence that the grade was not fairly assigned consistent with the established grading criteria and/or was assigned in an arbitrary or capricious manner.
  • The supervisor will have one week to investigate the matter by reading the material and talking with the instructor and student.
  • The supervisor will render a decision to either change the grade or uphold the grade.  In the event the student wishes to appeal the decision of the supervisor, he/she will do so in writing within 3 days of the supervisor’s decision to the Dean or in the event the Dean heard the initial appeal, the EVPAA.  The Dean/EVPAA has one week to render a decision to change the grade, uphold the grade, or form an ad hoc committee to make a recommendation.  The decision of the Dean/EVPAA is final.
  • If an ad hoc committee is formed, it shall consist of two faculty members from within the same department/division and one faculty member from a different department/division. 

 

Course Failures

If a student fails a required course, the student must register for the course the next term of his/her enrollment. If the failed course is a prerequisite for subsequent courses, the student may not enroll in those courses until the failed course is passed.

 

Remediation (College of Chiropractic Only)

If approved by the College of Chiropractic Dean, College of Chiropractic students meeting specific criteria may repeat a course through the remediation track instead of retaking the regularly scheduled course. Remediation is not an appealable issue.  A student either meets the criteria or does not meet the criteria. 

Criteria:

  • A student may fail no more than one course in the trimester in which he/she is applying for remediation
  • The student must have earned a course grade of 65% to be considered for remediation.
  • The student must be making satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and may not be on probation. In addition, the student’s cumulative grade point average must be at least a 2.5 prior to the term being considered for remediation.
  • For a T1 student their cumulative GPA and SAP will be calculated using their T1 term GPA without the failed course included.
  • The student may not have any outstanding “I” grades.
  • An individual course may only be remediated once.
  • Students may not remediate more than three courses over the course of the chiropractic degree program

Approval Process:

  • Students must apply for remediation no later than Wednesday following final exam week. The Application is available in Self-Service under the Links tab. https://selfserve.logan.edu/SelfService/Home.aspx
  • The Academic Success Coach (ASC) will notify the Dean what students have applied for remediation and confirm what applicants have met the remediation criteria.
  • The ASC then informs students if their application for remediation has been accepted, the student then has one business day to select remediation or course retake.
  • Within two business days of the student’s decision to remediate:
    • Students are provided a remediation packet outlining their specific areas of deficiency and are registered into the next trimester.
      • Students are encouraged to schedule a meeting with their faculty member to discuss their areas of deficiency.
    • The ASC will inform the Registrar to issue an ‘RF’ grade in place of the ‘F’ grade for students who have opted for remediation.
    • Students who successfully complete the remediation track will have their final grade changed to an ‘RC’
  • Students choosing to retake the course:
    • The ASC will create a modified schedule with the repeated course included for the student.
    • Students with a modified schedule will then register directly with the Office of the Registrar.
      • In the event the failed course is a prerequisite for another course, the student may not take the next course in the sequence (ie: You must pass Clinical Methods I before you take Clinical Methods II).  If the course is a prerequisite for clinic, the student will not be able to begin clinic until the course outcomes are met.
    • Students who do not select the remediation track will have no change to their grade until completion of the repeated course

Remediation:

  • The student takes a remediation exam over the areas of deficiency on the first Friday of the new semester. All remediation exams will be administered at the same time and the faculty member or a proctor assigned at the faculty member’s discretion must be present at the exam.
    • Students may sit in on their tentative schedule or the schedule that reflects the repeated course work during the first week of class while they await the results of their remediation exam, whichever they feel would be most beneficial. Students should note that they are responsible for week one work in the course their final schedule reflects registration.
  • The remediation exam result must be released to the Dean’s office no later than noon on the first Monday following the exam.
  • If the student passes the remediation exam the ‘RF’ grade is changed to an ‘RC’ to designate the grade was remediated to the minimum passing grade for the course. The ‘RC’ calculates as a C in the students GPA.
  • If the student does not pass the remediation exam, the “R” grade will convert to a “F” and the student will be required to repeat the course.
  • Students who do not pass the remediation exam:
    • If the student does not pass the remediation exam, the ASC will create a modified schedule with the repeated course included for the student and forward this to the Registrar so that their current schedule can be changed.
    • In the event the failed course is a prerequisite for another course and the student does not pass the remediation exam, the student may not take the next course in the sequence (ie: You must pass Clinical Methods I before you take Clinical Methods II).  If the course is a prerequisite for clinic, the student will not be able to begin clinic until the course outcomes are met.

 

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) begins being calculated at the end of a student’s first trimester. Failure to maintain SAP may result in ineligibility for federal financial aid.  Students should review financial aid policies and procedures for more information.  

SAP is calculated on three premises:

  • Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average
    • Maintaining a 3.0 CGPA in Masters and Doctorate programs (exception DC)
    • Maintaining a 2.0 CGPA in Undergraduate programs and the Doctorate of Chiropractic
  • Maximum Time to Complete
    • Students have a maximum time frame of 150% of the standard length of the program to graduate. 
  • Minimum Pace
    • Students must successfully complete 67% of the cumulative attempted credits started each trimester.  Failures and withdraws are used in the calculation.

 

Academic Accommodations

Logan University is committed to providing accommodations for all persons with documented disabilities. Students who believe that, due to a disability, they could benefit from academic accommodations are encourages to contact the Associate Dean of Student at (636)230-1732 or to visit the Student Affairs Office in room 147.  Confidentiality will be observed in all inquiries. Course instructors support student accommodation requests when an approved letter from Student Affairs has been received and when students discuss these accommodations with the instructor after receipt of the approval letter.

Academic Deficiencies and Continuing Enrollment for Master of Science and Doctorate students

Master of Science Degrees and Doctorate in Health Professions Education

  1. Graduate students are expected to maintain a 3.0 or higher term and cumulative grade-point average (GPA) at all times.
  2. There are three levels of academic standing for graduate students: good standing, academic probation, and academic dismissal. A student’s cumulative GPA is re-calculated at the end of each trimester in order to establish the student’s current academic standing as described below.
  3. Graduate students are responsible for monitoring their grades and for staying aware of their current level of academic standing.
  4. Based on the academic level of progress, the Academic Success Coach (ASC) will notify graduate students who are placed on probation via email. Students who are academically dismissed will receive notification via regular U.S. Mail. In both cases, the Office of the Registrar will be notified at the same time.

Levels of Progress

A. Good Academic Standing

  • Good academic standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. No grade of “F” may be used to satisfy degree requirements, regardless of GPA.

B. Academic Probation

  • Academic probation is defined as a cumulative GPA below 3.0. Academic probation is applied at the point when the cumulative GPA drops below 3.0.
  • Students on academic probation must bring their cumulative GPA to 3.0 or higher within the next two terms of enrollment after the academic probation status is applied.

C. Academic Dismissal

  • Students on academic probation have a maximum of two terms of enrollment, from the term in which they are placed on probation, to attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. A student on academic probation who fails to attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the end of the probationary period, will be academically dismissed.
  1. If dismissed, the student may appeal the Dean of the College of Health Sciences if he/she believes there were mitigating circumstances. See point 6 below.

 

  1. Supporting documentation of mitigating circumstances must be included with the written appeal. Mitigating circumstances as defined by the U.S. Department of Education (34CFR 668.34) include:
  • Serious illness or injury to the student that required extended recovery time for significant improvement
  • Death or serious illness/injury of an immediate family member.
  • Significant trauma in the student’s life that impaired his/her emotional or physical health.
  • Other documented circumstances showing extreme or unusual hardship.

Academic Deficiencies and Continuing Enrollment for Undergraduate and FAST students

Undergraduate Program/Flexible Accelerated Science Track (FAST)

  1. Undergraduate students are expected to maintain a 2.0 or higher term and cumulative grade-point average (GPA) at all times.
  2. There are three levels of academic standing for undergraduate students: good standing, academic probation, and academic dismissal. A student’s cumulative GPA is re-calculated at the end of each trimester in order to establish the student’s current academic standing as described below.
  3. Undergraduate students are responsible for monitoring their grades and for staying aware of their current level of academic standing.
  4. Based on the academic level of progress, the Academic Success Coach (ASC) will notify students who are placed on probation via email. Students who are academically dismissed will receive notification via regular U.S. Mail. In both cases, the Office of the Registrar will be notified at the same time.

Levels of Progress

A.Good Academic Standing

  • Good academic standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. No grade of “F” may be used to satisfy degree requirements, regardless of GPA.

B. Academic Probation

  • Academic probation is defined as a cumulative GPA below 2.0. Academic probation is applied at the point when the cumulative GPA drops below 2.0.
  • Students on academic probation must bring their cumulative GPA to 2.0 or higher within the next two terms of enrollment after the academic probation status is applied.

 

C. Academic Dismissal

  • Students on academic probation have a maximum of two terms of enrollment, from the term in which they are placed on probation, to attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. A student on academic probation who fails to attain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the end of the probationary period, will be academically dismissed.

 

  1. A student will be dismissed for any one of the following occurrences. Each student’s situation will be reviewed individually by the Academic Standing Committee.
  • The student’s trimester GPA is less than 2.0 for three consecutive trimesters.
  • The students has received three “F’s” in the same course (does not have to be consecutive).
  1. If dismissed, the student may appeal the sanction to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences if he/she believes there were mitigating circumstances. See point 7 below.
     
  2. Supporting documentation of mitigating circumstances must be included with the written appeal. Mitigating circumstances as defined by the U.S. Department of Education (34CFR 668.34) include:
  • Serious illness or injury to the student that required extended recovery time for significant improvement
  • Death or serious illness/injury of an immediate family member.
  • Significant trauma in the student’s life that impaired his/her emotional or physical health.
  • Other documented circumstances showing extreme or unusual hardship.

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program

  1. A student will be dismissed for any one of the following occurrences. Each student’s situation will be reviewed individually by the Student Advancement Committee.
  • The student’s trimester GPA is less than 2.0 for three consecutive trimesters.
  • The student’s trimester GPA is less than 2.0 in any of the three of the first five trimesters of enrollment.
  • The student has received three F grades in the same course (does not have to be consecutive).
  1. The Student Advancement Committee (SAC), will review the students appeal amd make recommendation to the Dean about the students appeal.
  1. The Dean of the College of Chiropractic, upon recommendations from SAC will render a decision and will notify the student.  The notification will include any change in student status and a Academic Plan id applicable to return to good academic standing.
  1. If the student wishes to appeal a dismissal, the appeal must be submitted in writing or electronically to the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and must include:
  • Serious illness or injury to the student that required extended recovery time for significant improvement
  • Death or serious illness/injury of an immediate family member.
  • Significant trauma in the student’s life that impaired his/her emotional or physical health.
  • Other documented circumstances showing extreme or unusual hardship.

 

Academic Notice, Academic Dismissal and Readmission for Doctor of Chiropractic

Students matriculating into the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program in September 2013 and thereafter are subject to the following policy concerning Academic Notice, Academic Dismissal, and Readmission.
 

Academic Deficiency - College of Chiropractic

  1. Definition: A student who has a term grade point average of less than 2.00 is deemed academically deficient
  2. The following are general consequences of academic deficiency.
  • A student who is academically deficient may not (1) participate in work study employment, (2) hold office in any campus organization, (3) officially represent the University at any outside function, or (4) be employed by the University.
  • A student who is academically deficient will not be approved to register for a National Board of Chiropractic Examiners examination without the written permission of the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • A student who is academically deficient may only register for classes through his/her academic advisor.
  1. The following are the sequential enrollment options available to a student the first time he/she is deemed academically deficient
  • The student remains eligible to continue enrollment in the program under the following stipulations. The student: (1) is limited to a maximum of 12-16 credit hours of coursework (as scheduling permits), (2) may not drop or withdraw from any coursework, (3) must participate in mandatory academic support, and (4) must earn a cumulative term grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher at the end of the term. If the student fails to meet any of the above stipulations the student is dismissed from the program. This dismissal may be appealed following the procedures in Appeal Process A.
  • If the student earns a cumulative term GPA of 2.00 or higher, the student remains eligible to continue enrollment in the program under the following stipulations. The student: (1) is limited to a maximum of 12-16 credit hours of coursework (as scheduling permits), (2) may not drop or withdraw from any coursework, (3) must participate in mandatory academic support, and (4) must earn a cumulative term grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher at the end of the term. If the student fails to meet any of the above stipulations the student is dismissed from the program. This dismissal may be appealed following the procedures in Appeal Process A.
  • If the student earns a cumulative term GPA of 2.00 or higher each term of reduced course load enrollment, the student returns to academic good standing and may enroll in a regular full trimester course load. If at any time in the future the student’s cumulative GPA becomes less than 2.00, the student is dismissed from the program. This dismissal may be appealed following the procedures in Appeal Process B.

Academic Deficiency Appeal - College of Chiropractic

Process A

  1. If a student wishes to appeal a dismissal, the appeal must be submitted in writing or electronically to the Dean of the College of Chiropractic. Supporting documentation of mitigating circumstances must be included with the written appeal. Mitigating circumstances as defined by the US Department of Education (34CFR 668.34) include:
  • Serious illness or injury to the student that required extended recovery time for significant improvement.
  • Death or serious illness / injury of an immediate family member.
  • Significant trauma in the student’s life that impaired his / her emotional or physical health.
  • Other documented circumstances showing extreme or unusual hardship.
  1. A student may only appeal an academic dismissal once during the entire program.
  2. The Dean will make a determination as to whether or not there are sufficient grounds for an appeal.
  3. If there are not sufficient grounds for an appeal, the appeal is denied and the student remains dismissed from the program. The Dean will so notify the student and the following: Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid Office, Academic Success Coach (ASC).
  4.  If there are sufficient grounds for an appeal, the Dean will forward the appeal to the Student Advancement Committee for review.
  • If the Committee grants the appeal, the student may re-enroll per Committee stipulations.
  • If the Committee does not grant the appeal, the student remains dismissed from the program.
  • The Committee will notify the student and the following of its decision: Dean of the College, Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid Office, Academic Success Coach (ASC).

Process B

  1. If a student wishes to appeal a dismissal, the appeal must be submitted in writing or electronically to the Dean of the College of Chiropractic. Supporting documentation of mitigating circumstances must be included with the written appeal. Mitigating circumstances as defined by the US Department of Education (34CFR 668.34) include:
  • Serious illness or injury to the student that required extended recovery time for significant improvement.
  • Death or serious illness / injury of an immediate family member.
  • Significant trauma in the student’s life that impaired his / her emotional or physical health.
  • Other documented circumstances showing extreme or unusual hardship.
  1. A student may only appeal an academic dismissal once during the entire program.
  2. The Dean will make a determination as to whether or not there are sufficient grounds for an appeal.
  3.  If there are not sufficient grounds for an appeal, the appeal is denied and the student remains dismissed from the program. The Dean will so notify the student and the following: Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid Office, academic advisor.
  4. If there are sufficient grounds for an appeal, the Dean will forward the appeal to the Academic Standards Committee for review.
  • If the Committee grants the appeal, the student may continue in the program under the stipulation identified below.
  • If the Committee does not grant the appeal, the student remains dismissed from the program.
  • The Committee will notify the student and the following of its decision: Dean of the College, Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid Office, academic advisor.
  1. Sequential continuing enrollment stipulations
  • The student: (1) is limited to a maximum of 12-16 credit hours of coursework (as scheduling permits), (2) may not drop or withdraw from any coursework, (3) must participate in mandatory academic support, and (4) must earn a cumulative term grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher at the end of the term. If the student fails to meet any of the above stipulations the student is dismissed from the program.
  •  If the student has earned a cumulative term GPA of 2.00 or higher, the student remains eligible to continue enrollment in the program. The student: (1) is limited to a maximum of 12-16 credit hours of coursework (as scheduling permits), (2) may not drop or withdraw from any coursework, (3) must participate in mandatory academic support, and (4) must earn a cumulative term grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher at the end of the term.
  • If the student has earned a cumulative term GPA of 2.00 or higher each term of reduced course load enrollment, the student returns to academic good standing and may enroll in a regular full trimester course load. If at any time in the future the student’s cumulative GPA becomes less than 2.00, the student is dismissed from the program.

Examinations

Each course is required to have a midterm and a final examination unless exception made by college dean. Additional examinations are given at the discretion of course instructors and may include written, oral, and/or practical formats. Each student must take all of the required examinations in the courses in which he/she is enrolled.

All examinations, except final examinations, are scheduled at the discretion of the faculty member and may be dated on the course syllabus. Faculty members are responsible to correct and return the results of the examinations within five days so students may take appropriate steps to improve performance. In addition, faculty members will make available to students a corrected examination in a manner that makes it possible for students to compare their answers to the correct ones.

Practical examinations, such as those in laboratories and for techniques may be given the week before finals, but may not interrupt other courses’ scheduled lecture hours.

If a student does not take an examination, a grade of “F” may be assigned to that examination unless there is a legitimate excuse as determined by the faculty member or by Logan policy.

Students are responsible for contacting the faculty member when an examination will be/is missed. Final disposition of the matter rests with the faculty member.

Faculty members have the discretion to administer make-up examinations, but not during another faculty member’s class time.

Academic Advancement

During each trimester, it is determined whether the student is maintaining a standard of academic and professional conduct acceptable for continued enrollment. The right to exclude students whose academic and/or professional conduct is inappropriate, undesirable, unprofessional, or detrimental to the educational program is a reserved right of the institution. The Administration reserves the right to dismiss any student at the request of the faculty, Professional Committee, Academic Standing Committee, Admissions Committee, the Committee on Reinstatement, or at its own discretion.

Health Center Continuity

Students matriculating into the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program in September 2013 and thereafter are subject to the following policy concerning Health Center Continuity.

  1. Once a student begins the sequence of Health Center courses in Trimester V, the student must be enrolled in a Health Center course every subsequent term of enrollment until completion of the final course in the sequence.
  2. In situations when a student encounters academic difficulty and cannot progress through the normal Health Center course sequence, the student must audit the most recently completed Health Center course in order to remain current with Health Center policies and procedures and to maintain doctor/patient skills and interactions.
  3. Because not all possibilities may be anticipated, each student’s situation will be reviewed individually by the Health Center leadership team to determine the best course of action, including verification of proficiency, for student learning, student success and quality patient care.

National Board Requirements for Academic Progress

Students matriculating into the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program in September 2013 and thereafter are subject to the following policy concerning National Board Requirements.

  1. In addition to any other requirements, a student must pass all six components of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Part I examination in order to begin the Trimester 8 outpatient clinic experience.
  2. In addition to any other requirements, a student must pass all six components of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Part II examination in order to graduate.

Transfer of Credits/Advanced Standing

Transfer credit is defined as credit awarded for coursework successfully completed at another accredited institution and not requiring evidence of proficiency by examination. Such coursework is typically equivalent in terms of credit hours, course content and depth of instruction to Logan coursework.

The awarding of advanced standing credit is a privilege granted by Logan to qualified students to demonstrate their knowledge in coursework that does not qualify for transfer credit.

Consideration for transfer or advanced standing credit is initiated normally by an Academic Success Coach during the initial review of applicant files. At the same time, applicants and Trimester I students are also strongly encouraged to contact an Academic Success Coach as soon as possible with any questions they may have regarding transfer or advanced standing credit. Requests for transfer or advanced standing credit must be received within the first 30 days following the date of matriculation.

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program

Transfer Credit

The following considerations apply to the awarding of transfer credit into the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program.

  • Coursework used for prerequisite credits for admission to the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program may not also be considered for transfer credit into the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program.
  • The program or institution where the credits were earned must be acceptable to the Admissions Committee.
  • The applicant must meet Logan’s admissions requirements that were in force on the date the applicant originally enrolled in the program from which the transfer is being sought.
  • Credits considered for transfer must have been awarded for courses taken in a CCE-accredited doctor of chiropractic degree program, or in a program accredited as a first professional degree in one of the health sciences by another nationally recognized accrediting agency, or in a graduate program in an academic discipline closely related to the health sciences offered by an institution that is recognized by a national accrediting agency.
  • Only credits recorded on an official transcript of the issuing institution with an equivalent grade of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or better may be considered for transfer.
  • To be considered for transfer, credits must be equivalent in terms of credit hours, course content and depth of instruction. Students may be required to submit appropriate course syllabi and/or college catalogs in order for Logan to make these determinations. Once made by Logan, these determinations are final.
  • To be considered for transfer, credits must have been awarded within five years of the date of admission to Logan, except that at its option, Logan may accept older credits if the applicant holds an earned doctorate in one of the health sciences (MD, DO, DDS, DPM) or a graduate degree in an academic discipline closely related to the health sciences.
  • Coursework taken at institutions outside the United States may not be considered for transfer credit, but the student may apply for advanced standing (see below).
  • Outpatient clinic requirements may not be accepted in transfer.
  • A student may transfer no more than 75 percent of the total degree requirements to Logan, and a student must complete the final 4 trimerters at Logan.
  • Master’s level coursework taken by a Logan Master of Science student may only be considered for advanced standing credit.
  • Life experience may not be considered for transfer credit.
  • Requests for transfer credit must be received no later than 30 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, transfer credit will not be considered.
  • Transfer work is accepted to fulfill degree requirements at Logan. However, grades associated with transfer courses are not used in the calculation of the Logan GPA.

Advanced Standing

The following considerations apply to the awarding of advanced standing credit into the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program.

  • Coursework used for prerequisite credits for admission to the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program may not also be considered for advanced standing credit in the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program.
  • Credits considered for advanced standing must have been awarded for courses taken in a CCE-accredited doctor of chiropractic degree program, or in a program accredited as a first professional degree in one of the health sciences by another nationally recognized accrediting agency, or in a graduate program in an academic discipline closely related to the health sciences offered by an institution that is recognized by a national accrediting agency. Coursework taken at the undergraduate 300 or 400 level may be eligible for advanced standing consideration if the awarding institution states in writing that the coursework is eligible for graduate level credit.
  • Only credits recorded on an official transcript of the issuing institution with an equivalent grade of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or better may be considered for advanced standing.
  • Appropriate first professional or graduate coursework that was taken more than five years prior to admission to Logan’s Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program may be considered for advanced standing credit.
  • Coursework that is similar, but not equivalent, in terms of credit hours, course content, and depth of instruction to Logan courses may be considered for advanced standing credit. Relevant coursework less than half the credit value of Logan coursework may not be considered for advanced standing credit. Students may be required to submit appropriate course syllabi and/or college catalogs.
  • Appropriate coursework taken at institutions outside the United States may be considered for advanced standing credit.
  • Outpatient clinic requirements may not be considered for advanced standing credit.
  • Life experience may not be considered for advanced standing credit.
  • In all cases, eligibility is at the sole discretion of Logan, and a proficiency examination is required. A passing score is 70 percent or higher, and a proficiency examination may not be retaken. If the proficiency examination is passed, full credit for the course will be granted. A $100 examination fee is assessed for each proficiency examination and must be paid prior to administration of the examination.
  • The maximum amount of advanced standing that Logan will grant to a student is 75 credits.
  • Requests for advanced standing credit must be received no later than 30 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, advanced standing credit will not be considered. Proficiency examinations must be completed no later than 60 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, advanced standing credit will not be considered.

Graduate Masters and Doctorate programs

Transfer Credit

It is understood that candidates for admission to the Master of Science Degree Program may have completed coursework applicable to the degree prior to becoming a degree-seeking student in Logan’s program. Consideration will be given to awarding transfer credit under the following guidelines.

  • Coursework must be from a regionally or professionally accredited institution at the graduate or professional level and applicable to Logan’s degree program.
  • Only credits recorded on an official transcript of the issuing institution with an equivalent grade of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or better may be considered for transfer.
  • To be considered for transfer, credits must be equivalent in terms of credit hours, course content and depth of instruction. Students may be required to submit appropriate course syllabi and/or college catalogs in order for Logan to make these determinations. Once made by Logan, these determinations are final.
  • To be considered for transfer, credits must have been awarded within 10 years of the date of admission to Logan, or have been applied to a degree which has been earned within the past 10 years at the discretion of the Program Director.
  • A student may not transfer more than 30% total credit hours required for Master’s degree program. A student may not transfer more than 20% total credit hours required for the Doctorate of Health Professions Education (DHPE) program.
  • Life experience may not be considered for transfer credit.
  • Requests for transfer credit must be received no later than 30 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, transfer credit will not be considered.
  • Transfer work is accepted to fulfill degree requirements at Logan. However, grades associated with transfer courses are not used in the calculation of the Logan GPA.

Advanced Standing

Applicants with a professional or graduate degree or coursework over ten years old from a regionally or professionally accredited institution who believe they have already taken some equivalent coursework have the option of taking proficiency examinations for advanced standing credit or retaking the courses, up to a maximum of 24 credit hours in the Master of Science Degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation Program or up to a maximum of 10 credit hours in the Master of Science Degree in Nutrition and Human Performance. In the Master of Science Degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation Program, courses may be retaken in either the online or traditional format.

  • Only credits recorded on an official transcript of the issuing institution with an equivalent grade of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or better may be considered for advanced standing.
  • Coursework that is similar, but not equivalent, in terms of credit hours, course content and depth of instruction to Logan courses may be considered for advanced standing credit. Students may be required to submit appropriate course syllabi and/or college catalogs.
  • Life experience may not be considered for advanced standing credit.
  • In all cases, eligibility is at the sole discretion of Logan, and a proficiency examination is required. A passing score is 70 percent or higher, and a proficiency examination may not be retaken. If the proficiency examination is passed, full credit for the course will be granted. A $100 examination fee is assessed for each proficiency examination and must be paid prior to administration of the examination.
  • Requests for advanced standing credit must be received no later than 30 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, advanced standing credit will not be considered. Proficiency examinations must be completed no later than 60 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, advanced standing credit will not be considered.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree Program

Transfer Credit

The following considerations apply to the awarding of transfer credit into a Bachelor of Science Degree Program.

  • Coursework must have been taken at an institution recognized by a national accrediting agency and applicable to Logan’s degree program.
  • Only credits recorded on an official transcript of the issuing institution with an equivalent grade of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or better may be considered for transfer.
  • To be considered for transfer, credits must be equivalent in terms of credit hours, course content, and depth of instruction. Students may be required to submit appropriate course syllabi and/or college catalogs in order for Logan to make these determinations. Once made by Logan, these determinations are final.
  • Requests for transfer credit must be received no later than 30 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, transfer credit will not be considered.
  • Transfer work is accepted to fulfill degree requirements at Logan. However, grades associated with transfer courses are not used in the calculation of the Logan GPA.
  • Accepted coursework will not exceed 50% of degree program requirements.

Advanced Standing

The following considerations apply to the awarding of advanced standing credit into the Bachelor of Science Degree Program.

  • Coursework must have been taken at an institution recognized by a national accrediting agency and applicable to Logan’s degree program.
  • Only credits recorded on an official transcript of the issuing institution with an equivalent grade of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or better may be considered for advanced standing.
  • Coursework that is similar, but not equivalent, in terms of credit hours, course content, and depth of instruction to Logan courses may be considered for advanced standing credit. Students may be required to submit appropriate course syllabi and/or college catalogs.
  • In all cases, eligibility is at the sole discretion of Logan, and a proficiency examination is required. A passing score is 70 percent or higher, and a proficiency examination may not be retaken. If the proficiency examination is passed, full credit for the course will be granted. A $100 examination fee is assessed for each proficiency examination and must be paid prior to administration of the examination.
  • Requests for advanced standing credit must be received no later than 30 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, advanced standing credit will not be considered. Proficiency examinations must be completed no later than 60 days after the date of matriculation. Thereafter, advanced standing credit will not be considered.

Early Start College Credit Program

The early college credit program allows qualified high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit while still in high school, thus getting an “early start” on their college education. Qualified students may enroll in 100 or 200 level courses.  Students will be advised by their Academic Success Coach on which courses to enroll in based on background and interests. While considering early college credit, students should check with the institutions they plan to attend upon graduation to ensure they are taking classes best suited for their educational goals.  Course transferability cannot be guaranteed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Junior or Senior
  • 3.0 CGPA or Higher
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from high school counselor (or Parent if Home schooled)
  • Earn Start College application

Dual Enrollment Program

Dual enrollment courses are college level courses taught at the student’s high school by university-qualified faculty, using the same curriculum and textbooks as the same course on Logan University’s campus. When high school students successfully complete a dual enrollment course, they earn both high school and college credit. The student will have an official student record with a grade and grade point average at Logan University just as if they had taken the course on campus. While considering dual enrollment courses, students should check with the institutions they plan to attend upon graduation to ensure they are taking classes best suited for their educational goals. High School Counselors are a good source of information for assistance when making the decision to take a dual enrollment course or not.  Course transferability cannot be guaranteed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Junior or Senior (or instructor and high school counselor permission)
  • 2.5 CGPA or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Sophomores must have a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale and score in the 90th percentile or above on the ACT or SAT exam.
  • All students must be recommended for admission by a high school counselor, principal, assistant principal or superintendent.
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Dual Enrollment application. All students must have a signed permission of parent or guardian for tuition costs.

 

Logan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as such, it is reasonable to assume credits are transferable across colleges and universities in the United States.

Students should note that some institutions choose to only accept coursework as electives.

Some schools require copies of the course syllabus prior to approval of the course for credit.

Students are urged to contact the institution of interest to inquire directly regarding institutional policy for accepting transfer credit from dual enrollment or concurrent enrollment courses prior to enrolling.