ACADEMICS

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Graduation requirement for the Massage Therapy Program
1. Completion of all appropriate courses (500 total hours).
2. Completion of all modules and required courses must be all passed with 70/100 or GPA 2.0 passing grade at least.
3. Student shall successfully complete all tests in each of the modules and pass an instructor monitored practical exam demonstrating competence in the application of therapeutic massage techniques. The practical exam will consist in a random request of 1 or 2 techniques learned during the duration of the program. The student must be able to demonstrate the acquired skills.
4. Confirmation that all school loaned materials and equipment have been returned and/or replaced.
5. All financial obligations satisfied, with clearance through grad out for the program at the admission office.
6. Completion signed of Petition to Graduate form.

GRADES AND STANDARD FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT – Satisfactory Progress

Grades are awarded on a traditional A, B, C, D, F system. The minimum passing grade is a C. The minimum allowable grade point average to maintain satisfactory progress is a C, or 2.0.
In calculating a student's grade point average, the following policy applies:

ACADEMIC GRADING POINT GRADING:
100%- 95%= A – EXCELENT 4.0 PTS = EXCELENT
94%- 85%= B – GOOD 3.0 PTS = GOOD
84%- 75%= C – AVERAGE 2.0 PTS = FAIR
74%- 65%= D – UNSATISFACTORY 1.0 PTS = POOR
64%- BELOW – FAIL 0.0 PTS = FAIL

If the student has not completed the coursework and earned a grade at the end of the course, the instructor may issue one of the following grades.
I Incomplete If the course has not been completed, the instructor may grant an I on a two-month extension of the term, at no additional tuition cost, when the student is making satisfactory progress and the instructor believes that an extension of time will permit satisfactory completion. At the end of this period, a final grade must be recorded.
W Withdraw The student may withdraw from any course before the end of the term. At the end of the term, the instructor may withdraw the student from the course and issue a W when the instructor believes the student's progress is insufficient to warrant an extension. A student who withdraws or is administratively withdrawn must retake the course and is responsible for a new tuition payment for that course of study.

ADMINISTRATION AND FACULTY

Chief Executive Office
Marico Mihara
13 years experience professional massage owner and manager. Ms Mihara assumes the professional and educational leadership of the institution. Ms Mihara will also assure the implementation of official policies and perform routine evaluations of instructors and administrators.

Chief Operation Officer & Admission
Randy E. Kelley
Mr. Kelley will be responsible for maintenance of the financial records of the institution. Mr. Kelley will assure the operation of the financial office according to standards of good practice and the ethic treatment of all individual involve in financial dealing with the institution.

Chief Academic Officer & Instructor
Randy E. Kelley
Mr. Kelley is a Certified Massage Therapist with 11 years of experience in the field. He was trained at the Chicago School of Massage Therapy with over 600 hours of training and community service. He's also a member in good standing with the American Massage and Bodywork for the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Mr. Kelley is responsible for the direction and administration of the instructional programs and educational support services. Mr. Kelley is responsible for developing the curriculum for each program.

TRANSCRIPT

Each student's file will contain student's records, including a transcript of grades earned. The first copy of the official transcript is provided at no charge. Subsequent copies are available upon advance payment of the transcript fee of $25.00 for two copies. Transcripts will only be released to the student upon receipt of a written request bearing the student's live signature. No transcript will be issued until all tuition and other fees due the institution are paid current.

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

All physical records will be kept in fire resistant cabinets in the school administration office. Digital copies of all physical record will be created and backed up monthly and stored off site. Additionally, all digital copies will be backed up on a daily basis via internet backup service and available to be digitally restored in the event of computer malfunction. Student records for all students are kept for five years. Students may inspect and review their educational records. To do so, a student should submit a written request indentifying the specific information to be reviewed. Should a student find, upon review, that records that are inaccurate or misleading, the student may request that errors be corrected. In the event that a difference of opinion exists regarding the existence of errors, a student may ask that a meeting be held to resolve that matter.
Transcripts are kept indefinitely.

LIBRARY RESOURCES

Kamana Academy provides a selection of educational materials in its library area. Students may borrow two items at a time for a period of up to seven days, with extended borrowing period (renewals) at the discretion of the library staff. Public computers in the library area are for academic use only.