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Credits Required for Graduation

The table below lists the minimum number of credits required for each degree per graduating class. Please refer to the school or program specific handbook for the detailed degree requirements.

Degree

Graduating Class of 2020

Graduating Class of 2021

Graduating Class of 2022

Graduating Class of 2023

Graduating Class of 2024

M.D.

168.5

163

156

154.5

152.25

M.D./Ph.D.

160.5

159

152

150.5

148.25

All other dual degree programs in the SOM

164.5

159

152

150.5

148.25

Ph.D.

180 term credit hours

180 term credit hours

180 term credit hours

180 term credit hours

180 term credit hours

D.N.P.

132

132

132

N/A

N/A

M.S.G.C.

60

57

58

N/A

N/A

M.S.O.P.

125

127

127

N/A

1N/A

M.S.P.A.

128

136

136

N/A

N/A

*The not applicable (N/A) text indicates the class in the graduating year has not matriculated into Baylor. Credits required will be updated as the new class begins.