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Selected Degree Abbreviations

  • A.B. Bachelor of Arts
  • AeEng. Aeronautical Engineer
  • A.M.T. Master of Arts in Teaching
  • B.A. Bachelor of Arts
  • B.A.E. Bachelor of Arts in Education, or Bachelor of Art Education, Aeronautical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or Architectural Engineering
  • B.Ag. Bachelor of Agriculture
  • B.A.M. Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • B.Arch. Bachelor of Architecture
  • B.B.A. Bachelor of Business Administration
  • B.C.E. Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • B.Ch.E Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • B.C.L. Bachelor of Canon Law
  • B.D. Bachelor of Divinity
  • B.E. Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Engineering
  • B.E.E. Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
  • B.F. Bachelor of Forestry
  • B.F.A. Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • B.J. Bachelor of Journalism
  • B.L.S. Bachelor of Liberal Studies or Bachelor of Library Science
  • B.Lit. Bachelor of Literature
  • B.M. Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Music
  • B.M.S. Bachelor of Marine Science
  • B.N. Bachelor of Nursing
  • B.Pharm. Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • B.R.E. Bachelor of Religious Education
  • B.S. Bachelor of Science
  • B.S.Ed. Bachelor of Science in Education
  • C.E. Civil Engineer
  • Ch.E. Chemical Engineer
  • D.A. Doctor of Arts
  • D.A.S. Doctor of Applied Science
  • D.B.A. Doctor of Business Administration
  • D.C. Doctor of Chiropractic
  • D.D. Doctor of Divinity
  • D.D.S. Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Science
  • D.Ed. Doctor of Education
  • D.L.S. Doctor of Library Science
  • D.M.D. Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • D.O. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • D.M.S. Doctor of Medical Science
  • D.P.A. Doctor of Public Administration
  • D.P.H. Doctor of Public Health
  • D.R.E. Doctor of Religious Education
  • D.S.W. Doctor of Social Welfare or Doctor of Social Work
  • D.Sc. Doctor of Science
  • D.V.M. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ed.D. Doctor of Education
  • Ed.S. Education Specialist
  • E.E. Electrical Engineer
  • E.M. Engineer of Mines
  • E.Met. Engineer of Metallurgy
  • I.E. Industrial Engineer or Industrial Engineering
  • J.D. Doctor of Laws
  • J.S.D. Doctor of Juristic Science
  • L.H.D. Doctor of Humane Letters
  • Litt.B. Bachelor of Letters
  • Litt.M. Master of Letters
  • LL.B. Bachelor of Laws
  • LL.D. Doctor of Laws
  • LL.M. Master of Laws
  • M.A. Master of Arts
  • M.Aero.E. Master of Aeronautical Engineering
  • M.B.A. Master of Business Administration
  • M.C.E. Master of Christian Education or Master of Civil Engineering
  • M.C.S. Master of Computer Science
  • M.D. Doctor of Medicine
  • M.Div. Master of Divinity
  • M.E. Master of Engineering
  • M.Ed. Master of Education
  • M.Eng. Master of Engineering
  • M.F.A. Master of Fine Arts
  • M.H.A. Master of Hospital Administration
  • M.L.S. Master of Library Science
  • M.M. Master of Music
  • M.M.E. Master of Mechanical Engineering or Master of Music Education
  • M.Mus. Master of Music
  • M.N. Master of Nursing
  • M.R.E. Master of Religious Education
  • M.S. Master of Science
  • M.S.W. Master of Social Work
  • M.Th. Master of Theology
  • Nuc.E. Nuclear Engineer
  • O.D. Doctor of Optometry
  • Pharm.D. Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Ph.B. Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy
  • S.B. Bachelor of Science
  • Sc.D. Doctor of Science
  • S.J.D. Doctor of Juridical Science or Doctor of the Science of Law
  • S.Sc.D. Doctor of Social Science
  • S.T.B. Bachelor of Sacred Theology
  • S.T.D. Doctor of Sacred Theology
  • S.T.M. Master of Sacred Theology
  • Th.B. Bachelor of Theology
  • Th.D. Doctor of Theology
  • Th.M. Master of Theology

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