To be eligible to receive an NHTI associate degree, a student must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 15 credits of course work in NHTI-controlled courses with at least half of these credits numbered at the 200 level in the student’s major. To be eligible to receive an NHTI professional certificate, 9 credits or 25% of the required program credits, whichever is larger, must be taken in NHTI-controlled courses. To be eligible to receive an NHTI certificate, 6 credits or 25% of the required program credits, whichever is larger, must be taken in NHTI-controlled courses. (See also Graduation Requirements). Exceptions to this policy require the approval of the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Academic Standards Committee.