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We offer a variety of career or vocational education and technical education in the school of nursing programs within targeted service, paraprofessional, and professional occupational clusters.
Second Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor’s / Accelerated Master’s Degree
Master's or Doctoral Programs also Pursuing Graduate Certificates
Change of Academic Program
Credit for More than One Undergraduate Major
- Students considering a change in their academic program (major or degree) are encouraged to see an advisor in the Academic Advising and Transfer Center or a faculty advisor in their respective discipline.
- Departmental sections will describe the requirements for acceptance.
- Students not meeting the requirements may appeal to the department chair for an exception.
- Once a student has completed 60 credits, a change of major requires a meeting with an advisor in the new major before the change is complete.
- To file a change of major, signatures of the advisor or designate in the new major program must be obtained on the Undergraduate Change/Declaration of Academic Program form.
- Students seeking to graduate with a BA or BS degree in two or more subjects must meet departmental requirements for the major in each field.
- For each major, at least 18 credits used to fulfill its requirements cannot be used to fulfill the requirements of another major, a concentration, a minor, or an undergraduate certificate.
- Students pursuing two or more concurrent majors must complete the Second Major section of the Undergraduate Change/Declaration of Academic Program form.
- The applicant must present a detailed program of study for both majors and obtain the authorizing signature from the second program’s chair or director and the dean or director if required by the college, school, or institute.
- When required by a specific academic unit, department chairs and deans or directors must also approve all changes to the programs of study.
- Students may begin a program at any time that permits completion before the anticipated graduation date.
- Provisional admission is intended for those applicants who have provided evidence that they can pursue graduate coursework but have not taken foundational or pre-requisite coursework requirements or do not meet GPA minimum requirements. Students provisionally admitted into Unitatis University are in degree-seeking status and may enroll in courses while meeting the following university provisional graduate admission requirements:
- A provisionally admitted student must satisfy the admission provisions when starting the graduate program.
- A degree-seeking graduate applicant with a baccalaureate degree from an institution of higher education accredited by a Unitatis – recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency, or international equivalent, with a GPA below the minimum for the graduate program, or Applicants who are missing specific foundational or pre-requisite coursework requirements may be offered provisional admission at the academic unit or program’s discretion if sufficient evidence suggests the applicant can pursue graduate work.
- Once the student has satisfied the provisions specified in the offer of admission and submitted all admission credentials, the provisional qualifier will be removed from the student’s record. Written confirmation indicating the removal will be sent to the student from the academic unit, institute dean, or director.
- Provisionally required courses must be completed successfully, earning a grade of B or better, on the student’s first attempt within the first 12 credits of enrollment (or a more restricted time frame specified by the department in the offer of provisional admission).
- Provisionally required courses may not be repeated. Students who do not complete these courses successfully will be terminated from the program. Students in provisional status may not take courses in the consortium or elsewhere or transfer graduate course work into their program until the admission provisions have been met.
- Due to federal requirements, students on F1/J1 visas are not eligible for Provisional Admission to Unitatis University.
- While the provision is in effect, graduate students whose registration includes undergraduate courses are considered full-time if they meet the undergraduate standard by being registered in at least 12 credit hours per semester.
- At the academic unit’s discretion or program, a graduate applicant who does not meet the minimum admission standards may be offered conditional admission if sufficient evidence suggests that the applicant can pursue graduate coursework. Conditional admission may be offered to an applicant who must first satisfy a set of conditions before being admitted into the graduate program and allowed to enroll in graduate courses at Unitatis University.
- Once the student has satisfied the conditions specified in the conditional offer of admission and submitted all admission credentials, including test scores, the conditional offer of admission will be updated to full or provisional admission. Notification of full or provisional admission will be provided to the student in the form of an updated letter of admission from the Office of Graduate Admissions, which will be published on the student’s Online Application Portal.
- Conditional admission cannot be offered to applicants who have not met minimum English language proficiency requirements. It also may not be offered to applicants who do not have, or will not earn, a baccalaureate degree from an institution of higher education accredited by a Unitatis – recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency or international equivalent.
- Due to federal requirements, students on F1/J1 visas are not eligible for Conditional Admission to Unitatis.
- The conditional offer of admission will be withdrawn if the student does not meet the conditions within one academic year from the first day of classes for the semester to which they applied (or a more restricted time frame specified by the program in the offer of admission).
Admission for International Students
- F-1 and J-1 students must request a change of program level and an I-20/DS-2019 extension when they move from the undergraduate to graduate level of study. Funding for the additional time in F-1 or J-1 status also must be documented as required by federal immigration regulations.
- Candidates must satisfy all applicable university requirements and all requirements established by the graduate certificate program faculty. University minimum requirements are as follows; individual programs may have higher standards and/or more restrictive requirements.
- Graduate certificate programs require a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 24 graduate credits.
- Only graduate courses may apply to the graduate certificate.
- A maximum of 3 graduate credits taken at another institution can be transferred into a graduate certificate program.
- More than half of the minimum required credits applied to the certificate must be earned through direct instruction at Unitatis.
- In the case of a certificate offered through consortia arrangement, at least one-third of the credits applied to the certificate must be earned through direct instruction at Unitatis.
- Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 in coursework presented on the certificate application, which may include no more than 3 credits of C. The GPA calculation excludes transfer credits.
- Certificate students are subject to graduate termination policies.
- Certificate students who satisfy the degree requirements of more than one certificate at Unitatis may apply coursework from multiple certificates towards a Unitatis master’s or doctoral degree program. No credits can be triple counted nor substituted for the degree program requirements. Program acceptance is subject to all applicable admissions requirements.
- Students pursuing graduate certificate programs must be admitted to Unitatis similarly to degree-seeking students. As such, failure to make satisfactory progress (as determined by the academic unit and/or Associate Provost for Graduate Education) toward certificate requirements may result in termination from the certificate program.
- Certificate students who earn one or more certificates at Unitatis may apply coursework from multiple certificates toward a Unitatis master’s or doctoral degree program. No credits can be triple counted nor substituted for the degree program requirements. Program acceptance is subject to all applicable admissions requirements.
- A student graduates with distinction from the University when at least 60 undergraduate institutional credits applied toward graduation are earned at Unitatis, and the student’s cumulative GPA is at least equal to one of three values:
- 3.90, summa cum laude
- 3.70, magna cum laude
- 3.50, cum laude
- A student receives recognition from the University when between 45 and 59 (inclusive) credits applied toward graduation are earned at Unitatis, and the student’s cumulative GPA is at least 3.80.
- In addition, high achieving students may qualify for membership in one of the many recognized universities honour societies.
- In 2024, Unitatis will focus on working her way to receive the award from the nation’s oldest all-disciplinary honour society.
- In 2024, Unitatis will be applying the necessary discipline to her students to receive an award from a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honour society dedicated to the liberal arts.
- Membership is by invitation only to both honour societies.
- Students in degree status who take at least 6 credits in a semester and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher merit placement on the Dean’s List.
- Courses subsequently repeated and excluded will not retroactively affect Dean’s List status.
- This notation will be placed on the individual’s permanent record.