A Certificate is granted to students who complete one of the approved non-degree courses of study.Certificate Requirements To be eligible for graduation with a certificate from New River Community College, a student must:
- have fulfilled all of the course and credit-hour requirements of the certificate curriculum as specified in the college catalog with 25 percent of the credits acquired at the college awarding the certificate;
- have been certified by an appropriate college official for graduation;
- have earned a grade point average of at least 2.0 in all studies attempted which are applicable toward graduation in the student's curriculum;
- have filed an application for graduation in the Office of Admissions and Records;
- have resolved all financial obligations to the college and returned all library and college materials.
If students successfully complete a program of instruction which does not lead to an associate degree or diploma, they may be granted a certificate. If they seek a degree or diploma program but are not able to finish the degree or diploma requirements, they may, upon recommendation of the appropriate instructional division and the Dean, be issued a certificate if the portion of study successfully finished is equal to an approved certificate program offered at the college.Accounting Program