Degree Terms

Degree Terms [Rev. 4/19/2007]

Certificate, Post-bachelor – a program of study recognized by SCHEV typically requiring 18 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree.

Certificate, Post-master’s – a program of study recognized by SCHEV that consists of 24 credit hours beyond the master’s degree but one that does not meet the requirements of an academic degree at the doctoral level.

Certificate, Undergraduate – an earned award conferred on a student that denotes the satisfactory completion of a post-secondary education program of study recognized by SCHEV.

Master’s Degree – earned upon the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of one, but not more than two, academic years of work beyond the bachelor’s degree.

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