advanced degree

noun

Definition of advanced degree

: a university degree (such as a master's or doctor's degree) higher than a bachelor's

Examples of advanced degree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Software engineer and Pakistan native Diana Dinshaw, who will talk about three goals her father set for her: learn to swim, learn to drive and pursue an advanced degree. Roxanne De La Rosa, The Arizona Republic, 1 Apr. 2022 More than a third of the population in Mount Lookout, Columbia Tusculum, Downtown's Central Business District, Clifton and Mount Adams has an advanced degree. Dan Horn, The Enquirer, 10 Mar. 2022 Eighty percent have a bachelor's or advanced degree. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Feb. 2022 In 2008, Jonathan began pursuing a second advanced degree, in nuclear engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, where a classmate recalled him as easygoing and an avid Dungeons & Dragons player. William Wan, Ian Shapira, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Oct. 2021 There are six PhDs, and everyone has some level of advanced degree. cleveland, 19 Oct. 2021 Erine Cressell worked as a hospital nurse for 15 years, with dreams of finishing an advanced degree and treating patients with addiction issues in her corner of Appalachia. Rachel Feintzeig, WSJ, 10 Jan. 2022 In 2008, Jonathan began pursuing a second advanced degree, in nuclear engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, where a classmate recalled him as easygoing and an avid Dungeons & Dragons player. William Wan, Ian Shapira, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Oct. 2021 This woman has an advanced degree and is a CEO of a small company, and the correspondence is with people outside the company. Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of advanced degree

1856, in the meaning defined above

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13 Apr 2022

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“Advanced degree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advanced%20degree. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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