School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

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Graduation Requirements

Students must meet the following graduation requirements:

  1. Satisfactory completion of 37 to 40 semester hours as specified by the curriculum.
  2. Fulfillment of all clinical practice hours as specified by the curriculum.
  3. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on all college work attempted at LSU Health New Orleans with no grade lower than a B in nursing courses, and no grade lower than a C in the supporting non-nursing courses.
  4. Recommendation of the Faculty, and approval by the Admissions, Progression and Graduation Committee.
  5. Attendance at rehearsal, pre-commencement and Commencement unless specifically excused by the Dean.
  6. Verification that all materials belonging to the Health Sciences Center and cooperating agencies have been returned through the proper procedures; these materials would include such items as library books, equipment, keys, furniture or related items.
  7. Satisfactory status concerning all financial obligations to the LSU System.