VU offers 2 start dates per year: March and September
 
 
1, October 10th, 2011 - September 30th, 2012
Oral Defense: September 18th, 2012
Graduation:  September 19th, 2012
 
2, February 27th, 2012 - February 26th, 2013
Oral Defense: February 23th, 2013
Graduation: February 24th, 2013
 
3,  April 2nd, 2012 - April 1st, 2013
Oral Defense: March 27th, 2013
Graduation: March 28th, 2013
 
4, September 3rd, 2012 - September 5th, 2013
Oral Defense: September 2nd, 2013
Graduation: September 3rd, 2013
 
5, March 4th, 2013 - March 6th, 2014
 
6, September 2nd, 2013 - September 4th, 2014