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master’s degree

She received her master’s degree in education.
  an academic degree that typically requires 2 years of additional study after graduating from college with a regular bachelor’s college (which typically requires 4 years)
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Strongly Associated with:   bachelor`s degree, Ph.D, associate`s degree
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  • She received her master’s degree in education.
  • I’m taking some courses at night for my master’s degree now.
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • Take pride in your accomplishments: "I write personality quizzes using the knowledge gleaned from my master’s degree in psychology—oh, and fun fact: I am the inspiration for a beloved children’s-book series, I’m sure you know it, Amazing Amy?
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • She was coming in from Chapel Hill, where she was working toward a master’s degree in biochemistry.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice

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  • I’d always suspected that she is more clever than my father, even though he is the one with the master’s degree in engineering.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • T.R. Wexler had a master’s degree in business administration, an advanced degree in corporate law, and had served two years as legal counsel to the Westing Paper Products Corporation.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • In time I earned a master’s degree in education from Pepperdine University.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • He was, rather, a graduate in science from Harvard, with a master’s degree in cellular and developmental biology.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I earned a master’s degree in journalism and took the first job offered, as a sports writer.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • At the same time Cole was contemplating these lofty questions, he began pursuing his master’s degree in religion at the University of Georgia.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • He just graduated and he’ll start on his master’s degree this fall.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • After receiving his undergraduate diploma, Walt took a job with Hughes Aircraft, which sent him to Tucson for three years, where he earned a master’s degree in antenna theory at the University of Arizona.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • By then, Sonja had earned her master’s degree in library science and to me was even more beautiful than when she’d first caught my eye as a freshman strolling across the quad at Bartlesville Wesleyan College.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • After I graduated from Oberlin College in 1979 and received my master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in 1980, I began a process of vacillating between music and writing that would take eight years to complete before I realized I could work successfully as a writer and musician.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Two of the three boys are out of the house: Jon, newly married, works in sales for a local company, and Tyler, a recent college grad, is off at school working on a master’s degree.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • When he was twenty-seven he took his master’s degree with the dissertation ’On the Concept of Irony.’
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • …and now here he is, a full-grown adult in a church basement in the 137th nicest city in America, divorced, addicted to video games, mostly friendless, eking out a meager living by exploiting his cancertastic past, slowly working his way toward a master’s degree that will not improve his career prospects, waiting, as we all do, for the sword of Damocles to give him the relief that he escaped lo those many years ago when cancer took both of his nuts but spared what only the most generous…
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Soon, he was at the University of Michigan, getting another master’s degree-this one in social workwith a plan to eventually use those classes and credits toward a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, a particularly strong suit at Michigan.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Shortly before our first anniversary Reza graduated with a master’s degree in economics, and Moody invited him to stay with us in Corpus Christi until he could find a job.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • But then, having a philosophy master’s degree, he is skeptical about everything.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • She held a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Do you know he has a master’s degree in sociology from Columbia?
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • My master’s degree in botany makes me pretty sure plants need wet dirt to grow in.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • What a night! Barbara was studying for her master’s degree and had almost finished her first year.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • He did not need a master’s degree in psychology to know that she was not doing very well emotionally.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • He went to college on the GI Bill and earned a master’s degree in engineering from Oklahoma State University.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • I have a master’s degree in English literature, have interviewed the Dalai Lama, and cofounded a nonprofit organization.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • I would learn in subsequent years that he had been trained as an industrial engineer, and had actually completed a master’s degree.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • She also said she sure didn’t spend the best years of her life getting a master’s degree in music to take care of someone else’s child.
    Dori Sanders  --  Clover
  • Walter was a more literal kind of inheritor; after taking his master’s degree in mathematics he went into the office of an insurance company—not the Lamar Life, but another.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • After that, instead of heading to MIT for his master’s degree, he traveled to Scotland to follow along with scientists investigating the Loch Ness Monster, the first of his fluff pieces.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • Heifer International offered Tererai a job, and she began work in Arkansas—while simultaneously earning a master’s degree part-time.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • People would come by our house and say, "Let me get this right: you have a master’s degree from Louisiana Tech University, you could’ve played professional football, but you turned that down so you could do what?"
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • And sure enough, when he asked around later he found that the other Chinese students (there were five of them in the master’s degree program) had all stuck with their initials, or picked names for themselves, carefully, or else had wise people help them.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • I was excited by the prospects, but my father was adamant about me finishing my studies at the Monterrey Institute of Technology where I ultimately earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in business administration and finance.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • She came to the ETC, got her master’s degree, and is now a Disney Imagineer.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • He took his Master’s degree from a New York university and wrote a thesis on "Collective Patterns in the City Architecture of the XlVth Century.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • "Master’s degree in mechanical engineering," she muttered.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Savannah had graduated and was already in summer school doing classes for her master’s degree, so I planned to travel to Chapel Hill.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • It was one of "Tuesdays with Morrie" By Mitch Albom 32 Morrie’s first jobs after plowing through a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • He only lacks his thesis to complete a master’s degree in wildlife biology, and he had a full scholarship to college.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Sure, I edited my college newspaper, and Sonja wrote a lot in pursuit of her master’s degree.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • She added that she would earn a college degree, a master’s degree, and a PhD—all exquisitely absurd dreams for a married cattleherder in Zimbabwe who had less than one year’s formal education.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I studied at the Instituto Franco Mexicano all the way through high school and then moved on to the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, the state university where I obtained a PhD in mechanical and administrative engineering, a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s in industrial engineering.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • I told Kay, "I know I have a master’s degree, but I’m gonna stay the course on this one.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • edu), but we liked to think of it as "the dream-fulfillment factory": a two-year master’s degree program in which artists and technologists came together to work on amusement rides, computer games, animatronics, and anything else they could dream up.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • He has a master’s degree in economics," Fereshteh explained.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • I guess I’d have to use my master’s degree for something else."
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
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Associated words [difficulty]:   master’s degree [4] , bachelor’s degree [5] , Ph.D [3] , associate’s degree [8] , Ph.D [3] , bachelor’s degree [5] , associate’s degree [8]
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