Certificate Requirements

To earn a Certificate from River Valley Community College, a student must:

  • successfully complete all program credits in college-level coursework designed to meet defined competencies in an occupational field (excluding remedial or developmental coursework/credits – i.e., those identified as being “for institutional credit only”);
  • earn at least six (6) credits or 25% of total program credits, whichever is larger, in coursework offered by and under the direct control of River Valley Community College; and 
  • achieve a Cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) of 2.0 or higher in all courses in the Certificate program (only) taken at River Valley Community College.