Students are guaranteed privacy of their records and allowed access to their student files. Students are graded on written and practical tests, homework and special projects. Letter-Grades are given and are used on the following scale:
Any grade falling below 70 is considered failing.
Semester grades are available for review at the end of each session. In general, a passing grade in an academic course signifies a minimum of a seventy percent grade on tests, as well as written and practical exams and satisfactory and timely completion of all assignments, reports, journals, etc.
A passing grade in a massage or personal growth course is determined by individual instructors and based on particular goals of these courses as a published and explained in the course syllabus and again in the instructor’s introduction at the beginning of the course. A grade of incomplete is given in rare cases; all course work, including make-up work, must be completed within two weeks of the beginning of the following session. All clinical and any make-up work must be completed with-in the following session.*
Graduation Requirements – Complete all course requirements, payment of all tuition and fees, complete exit exam with a minimum grade of 85%, and finish all clinical massage hours within 90 days from the published date of the last day of class in which student is enrolled, unless granted an extension (fee applies) by the director.
*Satisfactory progress, as it pertains to Title IV, Department of Education, is outlined in the Student Handbook.
All student information is strictly confidential. Information is relapsed only with written permissions from the student.
When necessary, a student may take one session of “leave of absence” upon the approval of the Director.
Classes will be cancelled due to snow or inclement weather when Memphis City Schools OR Shelby County schools are cancelled.
Academic questions and proposals may originate with any person at the school. Academic policy decisions are made through an academic council composed of school owners and administrative personnel. Grievances may be taken to the Director who will establish a hearing for that purpose*.
*If a complaint is not settled at the institutional level, the student may contact the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville, TN 37243-0830
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission required disclosure statement:
Transfer-ability of Credits
*Policies posted on the website are general guidelines ONLY. Each student must adhere to the policies outlined in their individual catalogs that were in force as of their individual program start dates.