Graduation

Graduation Forms

Degrees are conferred four times per year at the conclusion of each quarter. If a student will be completing all degree requirements by the end of the term, they will need to submit a graduation application by the last day of class. Diplomas are only sent to students who have successfully completed all degree requirements and graduation application.  If a graduation application is not received by the deadline, they will go out at the conclusion of the following quarter.

Associate Degree Requirements:

  • Earn a minimum of 90 quarter credits consisting of: 30 general education, 30 core, 30 electives
    -At least 30 credits must be earned as structured undergraduate courses through ISSA CES
  • Earn an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.00 or higher in core coursework
  • Fulfill the academic requirements as directed by the degree program
  • Resolve any outstanding financial obligations
  • Have a photo ID on file

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Requirements

  • Earn a minimum of 180 quarter credits consisting of: 45 general education, 75 core, 30 electives
    – At least 60 credits must be earned as structured undergraduate courses through ISSA CES
  • Earn an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.00 or higher in core coursework
  • Fulfill the academic requirements as directed by the degree program
  • All financial obligations paid in full, including obligations by a third party (e.g. Military or Employer TA)

Master Trainer Certificate Requirements
  • Earn a minimum of 6 Certification courses (30 Credits)
    – At least 5 courses need to be through ISSA CES
  • Earn an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher
  • Fulfill the academic requirements as directed by the degree program
  • All financial obligations paid in full, including obligations by a third party (e.g. Military or Employer TA)

Diplomas can be expected 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the student's final term. 

 

 

Graduation Form

Forms must be received by the following deadlines:

  • for Spring 2020: June 14
  • for Summer 2020: September 13
  • for Fall 2020: December 13
  • for Winter 2021: March 14