2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Grade Point Average: Minimum Required for Graduation

The overall grade point average must be 3.00 (“B”) or above in the major study area. All graduate coursework taken at Northwest must average 3.00 or above, with no more than six hours of “C,” and no hours of “D” or “F”. Transfer credit grades do not apply to calculating the 3.00 GPA in courses taken at Northwest. The Specialist in Education degree requires a 3.25 overall GPA at Northwest. For competency-based programs with an alternative grade scale, please refer to the program for minimum grade requirements.