post·​bac·​ca·​lau·​re·​ate ˌpōst-ˌba-kə-ˈlȯr-ē-ət How to pronounce postbaccalaureate (audio)
: being, involving, or pursuing studies following the award of a baccalaureate degree
postbaccalaureate studies
a postbaccalaureate student
Adults who need more academic training but aren't ready to commit to graduate school can consider postbaccalaureate certificate programs.Briana Boyington

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postbaccalaureate was in 1858

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“Postbaccalaureate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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