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master's degree

n.
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.
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master's degree

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master's

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(Education) education (often capital) a university degree such as an MA or an MSc which is of a higher level than a first degree and usually takes one or two years to complete
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mas′ter's degree`


n.
a degree awarded by a graduate school, usu. after the completion of at least one year of graduate studies.
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master's degree

An academic degree awarded by a college or university to someone who has studied a subject for at least one year beyond the bachelor’s degree.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.master's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degreemaster's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
Master of Architecture, MArch - a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
Artium Magister, Master of Arts, AM, MA - a master's degree in arts and sciences
MALS, Master of Arts in Library Science - a master's degree in library science
Master of Arts in Teaching, MAT - a master's degree in teaching
Master in Business, Master in Business Administration, MBA - a master's degree in business
Master of Divinity, MDiv - a master's degree in religion
Master of Education, MEd - a master's degree in education
Master of Fine Arts, MFA - a master's degree in fine arts
Master of Literature, MLitt - a master's degree in literature
Master of Library Science, MLS - a master's degree in library science
Master in Public Affairs - a master's degree in questions of public concern
Master of Science, MSc, SM, MS - a master's degree in science
Master of Science in Engineering - a master's degree in engineering
Master of Theology, ThM - a master's degree in theology
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Taking his master's degree after seven years at Cambridge, in 1587, he followed the other 'university wits' to London.
Rome earned a bachelor's degree from Bradley University, a master's degree from Howard University and a Ph.D.
The academy offers two master's degree programmes; criminal and police science and administration and security science, along with master's degree in English language in cooperation with the University of Huddersfield, in which the ceremony also witnessed the graduation of the first batch of the programme.
'Sa ngayon kasi bago ka makapag-board exam para makakuha ng lisensya, required na may master's degree sa guidance and counseling ang isang aplikante,' Gatchalian said.
Is there a performance gap arising from your lack of master's degree? If there isn't, then it's not necessary for your current role.
Stacy Newberry, registered nurse, completed advanced practice training and earned a master's degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama.
Nearly 30 per cent of legislators hold a Bachelor's and 18 per cent Master's degrees.
He received his bachelor's degree at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, and his master's degree at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Edwards is a graduate of The University of Mississippi where he earned a bachelor's and master's degree in accountancy.
Matucheski, who will graduate in May 2016 with a Master's degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin.
That remuneration package would have been equivalent to a salary of $51,700; somewhat under what the average Canadian with a Master's degree was earning, but in the ballpark.

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