Applelinguist … the apple that started it all

linguistics information for everyone

2.6 Types of Degrees

leave a comment »

A Masters degree takes 1 to 2 years to complete, which may seem like a great alternative to a five, six, of seven-year Ph.D., but there are some things to keep in mind. First of all, most graduate schools offer only Masters or Ph.D. programs. In the programs that award Masters degrees, you will received your M.A. and then continue on for the Ph.D. Often universities will distinguish these types by calling them terminal versus non-terminal Masters. Students received terminal Masters when they have completed the course of study and graduate at a commencement ceremony. Students receive non-terminal masters in the course of study towards completion of a PhD.

Advertisements

Written by applelinguist

January 7, 2010 at 9:28 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: