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How Many Degrees Have You Earned?

Graduation season has put education on the brain. How many degrees have you earned?


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muchacha muchacha 8 years
i agree realityqueen.
pink-pirate pink-pirate 8 years
According to Wikipedia: "A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a program of study." High school is secondary education, not higher. It is not a degree, it is a diploma. I guess for some people it is an achievement but to be honest short of challenging personal circumstances (e.g. teenage pregnancy, financial difficulties) I don't think earning a high school diploma is any kind of achievement. Anyway I have a BA and an MSc, considering perhaps an MBA in a few years. Like to see so many other educated ladies!
Advah Advah 8 years
Hmmm according to the English and French uni system, I have a BA, MA and MSc (the whole 3 years in England vs. 4 years in Scotland is a bit of a nightmare to translate on my CV), but in the US it's more like a BA and MSc. But I like to show off on my CV. :P
angelbaby2 angelbaby2 8 years
BS Business Adm, MA in education
fashionhore fashionhore 8 years
I have my BA in print journalism and will be working towards getting a MA in Consumer (merchandising) Education. Plus, I have a few certificates through my job for completing classes that gave me more "marketability".
margokhal margokhal 8 years
I would count high school as a degree. There are plenty of people that DON'T have a high school education - why do you think the GED program exists? And there are so many families that struggle for children to complete high school, much less get them into college or through it - I think that's something to be celebrated; a lot of people take high school education for granted. Most states/school districts have certain course requirements in high school that must be fulfilled for completion, just like a degree plan in college. And all degrees GET diplomas. Anyway, besides high school, I have a BA in Psychology [minors in Biology and Philosophy - I love them!], and I'll be starting an MS program in Information (Social Computing specialization, I think) in the fall.
Juicylemon Juicylemon 8 years
High school does mean something. Its better than having zero degrees when you apply for a job. I'm working toward my college degrees.
starofsorrow starofsorrow 8 years
Not counting high school, I have one degree. BA in English, creative writing emphasis. I'm looking into starting on an MA program, but I think I'll give that a bit more time.
green-socks green-socks 8 years
2 BAs (Theatre & Psychology) and starting a MA in the fall (Speech Pathology).
hithatsmybike hithatsmybike 8 years
well, that's just sad runningesq
muchacha muchacha 8 years
I have a BA. I'm trying to figure out how to manage work and school part-time to pursue a Masters.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
and for some people, graduating high school DOES mean something, and IS a big deal.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
It doesn't mean anything if you graduate highschool -- it's MANDATORY for god sakes. hithatsmybike, you're wrong. in Maryland, compulsory attendance is only mandatory for children aged 5 - 16. If you drop out of high school at 16, your parents cannot be charged for truancy.
candy2007 candy2007 8 years
I got two..a B.S. in biology and psychology.
hithatsmybike hithatsmybike 8 years
why are people listing highschool? It doesn't mean anything if you graduate highschool -- it's MANDATORY for god sakes.
cotedazur cotedazur 8 years
BA, working on a masters, planning on getting a doctorate after that... so hopefully three, eventually :)
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 8 years
Working on my third. AA, BSEd and MSEd Once I find the right doctoral program (idk if I want to stay at UGA), I'll go for my fourth.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
Hmmm, well, I consider a high school diploma a degree, especially if one graduated as valedictorian who was on the honors and AP (advanced placement, college-level classes) track. That's an accomplishment, and it took effort. Some high schools are tough (academically). Not all high schools are created equal, in my opinion. BTW, I have three degrees (high school, college, and professional degree).
smart-blonde smart-blonde 8 years
I have a BM and a MLIS, and I'm getting a professional certificate this summer.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
Working on my first in accounting. :)
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
well - i have a couple degrees - but only one that's even relevant right now. i work in advertising and i have a BBA (business admin) but i also have a poli sci degree and a fashion merchandising/management degree. neither of which do me a darn bit of good right now.
sorrowja sorrowja 8 years
I have two 1. BA - Communications and PR 2. MA - Media Management I'll go back one day to do nursing or accounting (not sure yet) and not that I love school but I just like to have options.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
BA and MA.
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