Master of Arts


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Master of Arts

n
(Education) a degree, usually postgraduate and in a nonscientific subject, or the holder of this degree. Abbreviation: MA
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Mas′ter of Arts′


n.
1. a master's degree given in the humanities.
2. a recipient of this degree. Abbr.: M.A., A.M.
[1490–1500]
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Noun1.Master of Arts - a master's degree in arts and sciencesMaster of Arts - a master's degree in arts and sciences
master's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
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Even a Master of Arts in our University of Wentbridge has been known to confuse a ten-sided with a twelve-sided Polygon; and there is hardly a Doctor of Science in or out of that famous University who could pretend to decide promptly and unhesitatingly between a twenty-sided and a twenty-four sided member of the Aristocracy.
'But he is not a Master of Arts,' said Mrs Nickleby.
or Master of Arts, not for his learning, but because of his beautiful face.
When my name was called, I rose, and President Eliot, in beautiful and strong English, conferred upon me the degree of Master of Arts. After these exercises were over, those who had received honorary degrees were invited to lunch with the President.
In conferring the honorary degree of Master of Arts upon the Principal of Tuskegee Institute, Harvard University has honoured itself as well as the object of this distinction.
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Ex-Salford Boys player Giggs, who grew up in Swinton, said: "When I started my career as a footballer I didn't envisage that one day I'd be made Master of Arts. It's great to part of the university."
He received a bachelor of arts at the University of Wisconsin and a master of arts from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
She holds a Master of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from New York University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University, and is a licensed engineer.
WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY Graduate program in Dance dc Movement Studies, Master of Arts Liberal Studies, Middletown, CT (860) 685-3352 jcwhite@wesleyan.edu
Newsreader and Independent Television News home affairs editor Shiulie Ghosh, receiving a Master of Arts, was educated in the Tees Valley.
Be sure to familiarize yourself with the Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP II), offering a Master's in International Affairs via the Fletcher School at Tufts University The article covers the basics; for more information visit our website and contact your organization's respective training point of contact at one of the military departments or DISAM Note the application deadline of] July 2003.

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