Yale Degrees Awarded May 28

At Yale University’s 306th Commencement today, 10 honorary doctorates and 3,745 earned degrees were conferred, in addition to 222 that were awarded provisionally to students of the Yale Law School and 29 to students in the Physician Assistant program, which will be conferred in September. All figures are subject to change, and were accurate as of May 25. The degrees were awarded as follows:

YALE COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts, 1122
Bachelor of Science, 214
Total: 1336

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Master of Architecture, 56
Master of Environmental Design, 6
Total: 62

SCHOOL OF ART
Master of Fine Arts, 56

SCHOOL OF DIVINITY
Master of Arts in Religion, 53
Master of Divinity, 70
Masters of Sacred Theology, 14
Total: 137

SCHOOL OF DRAMA
Doctor of Fine Arts, 2
Master of Fine Arts, 52
Certificate in Drama, 2
Total: 56

SCHOOL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Master of Public Health, 119

SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Master of Environmental Management, 79
Master of Environmental Science, 26
Master of Forestry, 10
Master of Forest Science, 3
Doctor of Forestry and Environmental Science, 1
Total: 119

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES*
Master of Science, 156
Master of Arts, 247
Master of Philosophy, 359
Doctor of Philosophy, 350
Total: 1,112

LAW SCHOOL**
Juris Doctor, 186
Master of Laws, 30
Master of Studies in Law, 3
Doctor of the Science of Law, 3
Total: 222

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Master of Business Administration, 226

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Doctor of Medicine, 86
Master in Medical Science, 29 ***
Master of Health Science, 4
Total: 119

SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Doctor of Musical Arts, 7
Master of Music, 58
Master of Musical Arts, 7
Artist Diploma, 30
Certificate in Performance, 1
Total: 103

SCHOOL OF NURSING
Masters of Science in Nursing, 76
Post Masters Certificate, 2
Tota:l 78

* The Graduate School Dean will present students who earned their degrees in December 2006 as well as those earning their degrees today.

** 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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