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Graduation

What are the requirements for institute graduation? 

The following certificates are available to honor students who complete institute of religion courses with credit:

  • A Certificate of Course Completion may be earned by students for their completion of each institute course of study.
  • 2-Year Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who have completed eight credits in approved institute courses, including at least four credits in scripture-based courses.  Students must earn one of more credits in at least four separate terms.
  • A 4-Year Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who have completed at least fourteen credits in approved institute courses as follows:
    • Students must earn one or more credits in at least seven separate terms.
    • Four credits in Book of Mormon courses (a student is to study the entire Book of Mormon in earning these credits).
    • Four additional credits in scripture based courses.
    • Six elective credits
  • ​A Certificate of Advanced Achievement is awarded for each additional eight credits beyond the 4-Year Certificate of Achievement and may be awarded at the same time as, or any time after, the student receives the 4-Year Certificate of Achievement.  A maximum of four credits in approved general courses may be applied toward these certificates.