Doctoral Credit Requirement

Doctoral candidates must complete the equivalent of at least 81 quarter credits of graduate-level work beyond the baccalaureate degree, over the course of at least three calendar years.

Of the 81 credit total, at least 18 credits must be in Dissertation (603). This does not apply to the the DMA in music performance – refer to the School of Music and Dance website for details.

Some doctoral programs may have a higher credit requirement.