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Graduation Requirements

As seminary students begin their study of the Doctrine and Covenants/Church History course, new seminary graduation requirements will be implemented.  Please click here to see the changes explained.

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Graduation requirements for students who are finishing their study of the Book of Mormon seminary course are as follows:

  • A seminary Graduation Diploma is awarded to students who receive certificates of completion for all four courses of study: Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and Church History, New Testament, and Old Testament. Students receiving a diploma will receive both a certificate of completion for their final year in seminary and a diploma. 
  1. A seminary Certificate of Completion is awarded annually to students who receive credit in the current course of study. Credit in seminary is earned when a student 
    1.  Meets the attendance requirement, 
    2.  Reads the assigned scripture text, 
    3.  Passes the learning assessments, (Makeup work is available for students to meet the requirements to receive an award.) and
    4.  Receives an Ecclesiastical endorsement.
  • A seminary Certificate of Attendance is awarded annually to students who meet the seminary attendance requirement but have not met all of the other requirements for credit.



Beyond Seminary 

Done with high school? Make sure that institute is part of your plans. The institute program is a great way to meet new friends, get involved in fun activities, and gain the spiritual strength that you'll need to get through your day. The Church provides institutes of religion all around the world. You can find the institute nearest you here.