Yale Degrees Awarded May 22

At Yale University’s 305th Commencement today, eight honorary doctorates and 3505 earned degrees were conferred, in addition to 233 that were awarded provisionally to students of the Yale Law School and 29 to students in the Physician Assistant program, that will be conferred in September. All figures are subject to change, and were accurate as of May 19.

The degrees were awarded as follows:

HONORARY DEGREES:  8

YALE COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts, 1103
Bachelor of Science, 178
Total:  1281

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Master of Architecture, 63
Master of Environmental Design, 3
Total:  66

SCHOOL OF ART
Master of Fine Arts, 56

SCHOOL OF DIVINITY
Master of Arts in Religion, 57
Master of Divinity, 60
Masters of Sacred Theology, 14
Total: 131

SCHOOL OF DRAMA
Doctor of Fine Arts, 3
Master of Fine Arts, 48
Certificate in Drama, 1
Total: 52

DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Master of Public Health, 123

SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Master of Environmental Management, 70
Master of Environmental Science, 23
Master of Forestry, 10
Master of Forest Science, 5
Total:  108

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Doctor of Philosophy, 311
Master of Philosophy, 398
Master of Arts, 253
Master of Science, 178
Total:  1,140

LAW SCHOOL*
Juris Doctor, 198
Doctor of the Science of Law, 6
Master of Laws, 28
Master of Studies in Law, 1
Total: 233

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Master of Business Administration, 215

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Doctor of Medicine, 101
Master in Medical Science, 29**

SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Doctor of Musical Arts, 3
Master of Music, 88
Master of Musical Arts, 7
Artist Diploma, 26
Certificate in Performance, 2
Total:  126

SCHOOL OF NURSING
Masters of Science in Nursing, 95
Doctor of Nursing Science, 9
Post Masters Certificate, 2
Total 106

* The Law School spring term ends after Commencement. The law faculty will vote later on degree candidates and, therefore, the number of degrees listed above must be considered provisional.

** Students in the Physician Assistant Program at the Medical School will not complete their degrees until September, but they will participate in Commencement.

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