Yale Degrees Awarded May 23, 2011

At Yale University’s 310th Commencement on May 23, 2011, 10 honorary doctorates and 2,907 earned degrees were conferred, in addition to 229 that were awarded provisionally to students of the Yale Law School and 36 to students in the Physician Assistant program, which will be conferred in December. All figures are subject to change. The degrees were awarded as follows:

YALE COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts, 1017
Bachelor of Science, 234
Total: 1,251

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Master of Architecture, 67
Master of Environmental Design, 3
Total: 70

SCHOOL OF ART
Master of Fine Arts, 60

SCHOOL OF DIVINITY
Master of Arts in Religion, 65
Master of Divinity, 56
Masters of Sacred Theology, 7
Total: 128

SCHOOL OF DRAMA
Master of Fine Arts, 73
Certificate in Drama, 1
Total: 74

SCHOOL OF FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Master of Environmental Management, 65
Master of Environmental Science, 24
Master of Forestry, 9
Master of Forest Science, 4
Total: 102

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES*
Master of Arts, 177
Master of Science, 71
Master of Philosophy, 126
Doctor of Philosophy, 191
Total: 565

LAW SCHOOL**
Juris Doctor, 197
Master of Laws, 26
Master of Studies in Law, 1
Doctor of the Science of Law, 5
Total: 229

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Master of Business Administration, 231

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Doctor of Medicine, 81
Master in Medical Science, 36***
Master of Health Science, 22
Total: 139

SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Doctor of Musical Arts, 5
Master of Music, 75
Master of Musical Arts, 2
Artist Diploma, 18
Certificate in Performance, 2
Total: 102

SCHOOL OF NURSING
Master of Science in Nursing, 100
Post-master’s Certificate in Nursing, 1
Doctor of Nursing Science, 1
Total: 102

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Master of Public Health, 119

* The Graduate School Dean will present students who earned degrees in December 2010 as well as those earning degrees today. They are: Master of Arts 97, Master of Science 96, Master of Philosophy 207, PhD 134. December total: 534. Combined totals for December and May: MA 274, MS 167, MPhil 333, PhD 325. Total, both dates: 1,099.

** 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 December, but they will participate in Commencement.

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