The College of Public Health and Health Professions Honors Program consists of three levels: summa cum laude (highest honors), magna cum laude (high honors) and cum laude (honors).
About the Program
Students who are in good academic standing, earned a 3.5 GPA in all 3000 or above level coursework, and have no Student Conduct Code or any type of academic dishonesty violation automatically qualify to graduate with honors distinction (cum laude).
Students seeking high or highest honors (magna or summa cum laude) must apply to the College Honors program and complete additional requirements. Students are eligible to apply to the Honors Program if:
- They are enrolled as a junior in a PHHP undergraduate program
- They are in good standing with their program.
- They are in good academic standing and have an anticipated upper division GPA of at least 3.75 by the time of graduation
- They apply to the honors program by the deadline in Fall semester of junior year. Students cannot apply in their senior year.