A degree awarded for successful completion of a program generally requiring 1 or 2 years of full-time college-level study beyond the bachelor's degree. One type of master's degree, including the Master of Arts degree, or M.A., and the Master of Science degree, or M.S., is awarded in the liberal arts and sciences for advanced scholarship in a subject field or discipline and demonstrated ability to perform scholarly research. A second type of master's degree is awarded for the completion of a professionally oriented program - for example, an M.Ed. in education, an M.B.A. in business administration, an M.F.A. in fine arts, an M.M. in music, an M.S.W. in social work, and an M.P.A. in public administration. A third type of master's degree is awarded in professional fields for study beyond the first-professional degree - for example, the Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in various medical specializations.
A postgraduate degree that requires from one to three years' study
A degree beyond the bachelor's, also called a graduate degree. Master of Arts or Master of Science degrees are most common, but there are also profession master's degrees, such as the Master of Fine Arts or the Master of Business Administration (MBA).
() a university degree earned after completing of one to two years of study beyond a bachelor degree: an M.S. is a master's degree earned in science
an academic degree higher than a bachelor's but lower than a doctor's
Once students complete a bachelor's degree they may choose to do graduate a.k.a. post-baccalaureate study. The first degree attainable after completing a bachelor's degree is the master's degree.
Students who have excelled as undergraduates may wish to continue their education at the graduate level. Generally application to a graduate or professional school is made during the final year of a bachelor's program or after completion of the degree. Students entering graduate study often study the same subject as their undergraduate major. Students who choose a new major may be required to complete undergraduate courses in the new major without graduate credit to make up deficiencies in their background. Depending on the field, a master's degree requires from one to three years to complete. Two years are most commonly required.
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. This degree is required to keep New York State teacher certification.
a degree that follows a bachelor's where a student successfully completes coursework and examinations and sometimes involved conducting research as part of a thesis.
An academic degree awarded after a learner earns a specified number of credits according to the requirements of a college or university degree program. In the United States the number of credits typically represents one to two years of full-time college or university study that are completed after a student earns a bachelor's degree.
Degree conferred by IUB of higher learning after students complete academic requirements that usually include a minimum of one year study beyond the bachelor's degree.
Some of the state-approved teacher certification programs in Washington offer teacher certification as part of a Master's degree program. These programs are typically labeled as Master in Teaching (MIT) or Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). The programs vary in length and structure, but all lead to a Master's degree with Washington State Residency certification.
This is the second level of degrees offered by universities. They require from one to two years of study and provide a more concentrated level of study in a particular field. You need to hold an honours bachelor's degree before entering this level.
A graduate degree awarded to a student upon successful completion of a post-baccalaureate program. The number of credits or units that a student must complete, and the amount of time that it takes, depends entirely upon the graduate program.
The degree obtained after completion of a bachelor's program. You are usually required to develop a research project under the direction of a professor.
An advanced degree taken by a student who already holds a Bachelor's degree. Normally involves research for a thesis or a dissertation.
An advanced degree awarded by a university following completion of studies beyond a bachelor's degree.
MA/MSc degrees are awarded to graduates who have undertaken a further course of study, after an honours degree, either full-time or part-time. Master's degrees may be taken following a period of work experience and some courses take the form of company training programmes. MPhil degrees may be awarded following a period of research rather than a course of study.
The degree after a bachelor's degree and usually preceding a doctoral degree. Students studying for a master's degree are referred to as "graduate students." Designated as MA, MSc, etc., depending on the field of study.
One of several degrees granted by graduate schools.
Degree awarded upon completion of academic requirements that usually include a minimum of one year's study beyond the bachelor's degree.
An award that requires the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of one but not more than two academic years of work beyond the bachelor's degree.
usually completed after earning a bachelor's degree. The time requirement depends on individual programs and the student's pace, and often involves writing a thesis.
post-graduate level of education attained after the successful completion of a Bachelor's degree at the university level. May take from one to two years to complete, depending on undergraduate qualifications and the Master's degree sought.
A research postgraduate program of two years full-time duration or part-time equivalent, or a coursework degree of one or two years full-time duration or part-time equivalent leading to the award of Master of "Discipline".
An advanced degree taken by a student who already holds a Bachelor's degree or, in some cases, has extensive experience. May be by research (involving a thesis) or by coursework. Master's degrees normally have a value of between 1 and 3 EFTS.
A degree granted upon completion of a second level college or university degree program (after a bachelor's degree).
Academic degree qualifying for entry into a profession. It can be obtained after one to two years of study at a university or equivalent institution of higher. The Master's builds on the Bachelor's and is part of a recently introduced graduation system of consecutive degrees that exists alongside the traditional system of higher education qualifications.