Promotion & Graduation Policy
In order for a student to be promoted to the next level, he or she will be required to
comply with the following:
Meet all level requirements.
Hold a Cumulative Average of 2.0 or above at the end of a level.
Receive a minimum nursing theory grade of C (2.0) and a passing clinical grade
in nursing courses.
To participate in the graduation ceremony, a student must have successfully completed ALL course requirements for the diploma and be in good academic standing. Students will graduate from Aria Health School of Nursing upon successful completion of the following:
Successful completion of all course and program requirements.
Attainment of a total cumulative GPA of 2.0.
An academic audit with faculty advisor prior to graduation.
Payment of all financial obligations.
Senior Exit interviews (program and financial aid).
Completion of school approved review course.
Process application papers for licensure.
Return of hospital ID badge, keys, outstanding library books
and audiovisual materials.
Graduation will be held once a year. To participate in the graduation ceremony, a student must have successfully completed ALL course requirements for the diploma and be in good academic standing.
The Faculty Committee selects recipients of awards presented during graduation exercises. To be considered as a candidate for an award, a student must exhibit:
Academic and professional excellence in the particular category.
A cumulative grade of 3.0 or better (excluding Professional Development, SGA).
Achievement of excellence when delivering patient care.
Interpersonal growth and motivation as a professional nurse.
Readiness for Licensure
The Dean will sign the application for Registered Nurse Licensure when the student has been identified as prepared for the NCLEX-RN. See Graduation Policy above.
Aria Health School of Nursing
3 Neshaminy Interplex, Trevose, PA 19053