master of science

noun phrase

often capitalized M&S
: the recipient of a master's degree that usually signifies that the recipient has passed an integrated course of study in one or more of the sciences and sometimes has completed a thesis involving research and that typically requires two years of work beyond a bachelor's degree
: the degree making one a master of science
abbreviation MS, MSc

Examples of master of science in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sapara, of Medina, graduated with a master of science degree in health, physical education and recreation. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 18 Aug. 2023 The renewable scholarship supports one Maryland resident pursuing a master of library science or master of science in library science. Katia Parks, Baltimore Sun, 27 July 2023 Born in Mount Vernon, Finch graduated from Mount Vernon High School before earning her bachelor of science degree from Georgetown University and later a master of science degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 July 2023 Raised in Mount Vernon, New York, Finch earned a bachelor of science degree from Georgetown University, and received a master of science degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University, per her biography. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 17 July 2023 The institution offers a doctorate of osteopathic medicine, doctorate of occupational therapy, doctorate of physical therapy, and master of science in biomedicine. Monica Brich, Arkansas Online, 7 May 2023 Hansen, the first Canadian to fly to the moon, has a bachelor of science in space science and a master of science in physics. Lee Roop |, al, 4 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of master of science was in 1898

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“Master of science.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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