Academic Progression Standards

Progression in the LMU-Harrogate PA Program is contingent upon continued mastery of program objectives, course content, competency minimums, and demonstration of professional behaviors consistent with health care professionals. Students matriculating into the LMU-Harrogate PA Program have a maximum of 54 (fifty-four) months to complete all required components of the curriculum including time for deceleration and leave of absences. Any alterations to the student curriculum must be approved by mechanisms listed in LMU-Harrogate PA Program Student Handbook.

In order for students to progress from the Didactic Phase to the Clinical Phase, students must:

  • Successfully meet all learning outcomes and competencies and complete all components of the Didactic Phase, including
    • Score of 70% (C) or higher for all courses in the Didactic and Clinical Phases, including Summative assessments
    • Demonstrate consistent compliance with all LMU and Program policies and procedures (including maintenance of Technical Standards for Enrollment and Progression found in the LMU-Harrogate PA Program Student Handbook)
    • Demonstrate professional conduct or successfully remediate professional conduct deficits that have been identified
    • Pass all graded physical examination and clinical procedure skills assessments
    • Meet all competency requirements
    • Pass all remediation assessment
    • Fulfill all financial obligations to LMU