Important Dates

Outlined below are the key program dates for the next two cohorts that will launch in the near future.

The SFS14 cohort begins August 2015.

The SFS15 cohort begins August 2016.

Application due dates

All DMin cohorts:

  • Rolling application deadline; Apply now for the next start date.
  • Enrollment deposit due July 15 of start year



SFS14 cohort

SFS15 cohort

Orientation advance

Aug. 31- Sept. 4, 2015

Sept. 5-9, 2016

Second advance

June 2016 June, 2017

Final advance

May 29-June 2, 2017

May 28-June 1, 2018

Module 01


SFS14 cohort

SFS15 cohort

Course registration

by Aug. 15, 2015

by Aug. 15, 2016

Coursework begins

begins Aug. 31, 2015

begins Sept. 5, 2016

Weekly Online Chat

Mondays, 6-7am PDT/PST

Mondays, 7-8am PDT/PST

The Dissertation


SFS14 cohort

SFS15 cohort

Evaluation draft

January, 2018

January, 2019

Oral defense

March, 2018

March, 2019

Final archival copy deadline

April, 2018

April, 2019



SFS14 cohort

SFS15 cohort

Hooding ceremony and commencement

May, 2018

May, 2019

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