Advanced degree

an academic degree conferred for completion of requirements beyond the undergraduate college level, as M.S. or Ph.D.
Contemporary Examples

In an economy where everyone is overqualified, having an advanced degree is virtually worthless.
Is a GED More Valuable Than a PhD? Kai Ma January 12, 2009

John, who holds an advanced degree in medical anthropology, is now working in Antigua as a database programmer.
The Accidental Expats Constantino Diaz-Duran January 12, 2009

And for those with college or an advanced degree, the ratio is about 4.4.
Higher Education and Earnings: Now With Graphs Megan McArdle February 19, 2013

In 2000, half of high school seniors wanted to pursue an advanced degree, a percentage that has doubled since 1970.
How Depression Could Save Your Life Nick Romeo March 3, 2014

Historical Examples

An additional two to four years of study and research were required for the awarding of an advanced degree.
Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

I had heard that Cleary was sensitive about having no advanced degree.
The Trouble with Telstar John Berryman

It doesn’t take an advanced degree in psychotherapy to know that people can have many different kinds of personal problems.
When You Don’t Know Where to Turn Steven J. Bartlett

If your husband is a professional man and you have married early, he may still be working for an advanced degree.
The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book Various

This clinical form represents the most advanced degree attained by the disease; it might be called the tic’s apogee.
Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne

Alike in speaking and in writing O. betrays an advanced degree of mental instability.
Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne


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