Academic Policies

Academic Calendar

The Graduate Christian Ministry Program is a two-year online program offered in a seven-week structure with each course offered every other year.

Cancelling Classes

The Graduate School reserves the right to cancel classes with an enrollment of less than five students and to close classes at a maximum announced enrollment.

Academic Probation and Dismissal

Any regularly enrolled graduate students whose cumulative GPA falls below 3.0 will be placed on academic probation. Students will be placed on academic probation for the following semester that they are in attendance at Huntington University. To be removed from probation, students must complete an additional six hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. If sufficient progress has not been made to remove the probation, students may be dismissed from the graduate program.  Graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain in good standing and to be awarded a graduate degree. Graduate students whose semester GPA falls below 1.0 may be dismissed from the program. Probation and appeals decisions are made by the Graduate and Online Programs Committee.

A student may also be placed on probationary contract due to unprofessional conduct, ethical violations, and other concerns. In such cases, the program director, with the input of program faculty, will develop the contract to address the relevant concerns. Failure to comply with the stipulations of the contract within the specified time period may result in dismissal from the program.