master's degree


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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.

master's degree

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master's

n
(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

mas′ter's degree`


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

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.
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.
Jemison-Pollard earned a bachelor's degree from Fisk University, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, an M.
In 2013, the median annual wage for full-time workers ages 25 and over whose highest level of education was a master's degree was $68,000, compared with $56,000 for those whose highest level was a bachelor's degree--a $12,000 a year wage premium.
Hill has a master's degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Created expressly for working professionals, the executive master's degree in public administration holds prestigious accreditation through the National Association of Schools of Public Administration, and the online degree has recently received full approval by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, which is the university's regional accrediting body.
Michael Sheppard holds a master's degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University.
Lawrence University and a Master's degree in international affairs from George Washington University.
He received a bachelor's degree in theology and a master's degree in politics and philosophy at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland while at the same time training for the Scottish Episcopal church.
The second half of the table shows that the number of bachelor's degrees declined by 15,435, while the number of master's degrees increased by 1,630, with the consequence that each new master's degree was accompanied by a loss of 9.
Zhu has a master's degree in civil engineering from City College of New York as well as a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Tong Ji University in Shanghai.
Wamble King has a bachelor's degree in communication and sociology and a master's degree in mass communication.

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