General Entrance & Graduation Requirements:

Admission requirements vary according to the program of interest, whereas the requirement for graduation, as expressed in credits to accomplish, depends on the previous educational achievements of an applicant and the amount of transfer credits can be accepted towards the program. Underneath an overview is presented containing both the general entrance and graduation requirements per degree level, including the final assignment and financial requirements for each program:

Bachelor's Degree Level:

Entrance requirement: 

All undergraduate degree applicants must demonstrate the completion or equivalence of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED). Applicants are eligible for admission at the upper-division under-graduate level by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • Possession of an Associate Degree;

  • Completion of 90 quarter credits of study, including the general education requirements.

Satisfaction of the above criteria will be determined by an in-depth evaluation conducted by the University consisting of formal education, specialized training, or military education.

Graduation requirement:

Bachelor's Degrees require a minimum of one hundred and eighty (180) quarter units for graduation. A minimum of forty-five (45) units of study are applicable to the General Education Requirement, including the prescribed number of units, in the areas of English, (15 quarter units); Natural Science, (10 quarter units); Mathematics, (10 quarter units); Humanities,   (15 quarter units); Social Science, (10 quarter units).

Associate's Degree Level: 

Entrance requirement:

All undergraduate degree applicants must demonstrate the completion or equivalence of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).

Graduation requirement:

A minimum of ninety (90) quarter units is required for graduation, including a minimum of fifty (50) quarter units of study applicable to the General Education Requirement, including the prescribed number of units, in the areas of English, (15 quarter units); Natural Science, (10 quarter units); Mathematics, (10 quarter units); Humanities, (15 quarter units); Social Science, (10 quarter units). 

 

The student must complete a minimum of 25 quarter units while enrolled at Newharbor International University. Comprehensive credit assessment, evaluation and counseling are most important at this degree level. Undergraduate students must complete their respective degree programs with a grade point average of C (2.0) or better. 

Doctorate Degree Level:

Entrance requirement: 

Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited Institution. Accreditation is required for admission to any of our doctorate programs. No transfer credits are accepted at the doctoral level.

Graduation requirement: Doctorate Degrees require a minimum of one hundred and five (105) quarter units beyond the Bachelor's degree for graduation. 

Senior Paper/Project, Thesis & Dissertation Requirement:

The Senior Paper/Project is a capstone in the Bachelor’s program, which requires a student to do original research on a subject of the student’s choosing with approval from a Faculty Advisor. The Senior Paper/Project is expected to maintain the highest academic standards, and must be uploaded to the student’s eRecord upon completion.

 

The Project in the Masters and Doctoral programs will require a student to propose a subject area of his/ her choosing (with the approval of the Faculty Advisor). The presentation of the Project must fit within the general description of the degree objectives and is expected to be of the highest academic quality. 

The thesis at the master's level and the dissertation at the doctoral level must reflect professional and academic excellence. Before the student is formally permitted to begin work on the thesis or dissertation, a proposal following acceptable guidelines must be submitted to the Graduate Review Committee of the University.

 

A handbook, available from the University, provides the student with a specific set of require­ments relative to the clear statement of intentions for completing the thesis or dissertation. It takes the student on a step‑by‑step procedure setting forth all of the writing requirements and guidelines for the initial proposal as well as the thesis or dissertation itself. A copy of the final product is retained at the University.

 
 
 

Master Degree Level:

Entrance requirement: 

An individual is eligible for admission at the Master’s level by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • Possession of an acceptable Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Possession of a Master’s Degree.

  • Course Credits from an accredited masters program at another institution.

 

Graduation requirement:

Masters Degree require a minimum of fifty-five (55) quarter units beyond the bachelor's degree for graduation.

No Outstanding Account Balance:

Candidates for graduation must have satisfactorily settled all financial obligations to the University in order to be issued a degree. Transcripts and degrees will not be issued for any course or program when an outstanding balance exists.