Masters Degree Designations

Academic honors designations for students graduating with a Masters degree in the College of Arts & Sciences,  the College of Health Professions, the College of Business, and theCollege of Education and Human Services use the following distinction key.

Distinction: 3.75 to 3.89
Highest Distinction 3.90 to 4.00

May 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

Academic honors designations for Commencement only (see Graduation Information) based on your Ferris State University accumulated average earned during all enrollment periods except spring semester 2016. 


Your diploma and transcript will include your cumulative GPA for all semesters attended at Ferris State University.

Transfer students with 30 or more Ferris State University credits are eligible to graduate with honors but only Ferris State University credits and grades are used to determine honors.