master's degree


Definition of master's degree

  1. :  a degree that is given to a student by a college or university usually after one or two years of additional study following a bachelor's degree

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a male teacher

    :  a person holding an academic degree higher than a bachelor's but lower than a doctor's

    :  the degree itself

  1. :  being or relating to a master: such as

    :  having chief authority :  dominant

    :  skilled, proficient

  1. :  to become master of :  overcome

    :  to become skilled or proficient in the use of

    :  to gain a thorough understanding of

  1. :  a step or stage in a process, course, or order of classification

    :  a rank or grade of official, ecclesiastical, or social position

    :  a particular standing especially as to dignity or worth

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