Advanced Degree Abbreviations

Doctor of Divinity DD or D.D.

Doctor of Education EdD or Ed.D.

Doctor of Jurisprudence (Juris Doctor) JD or J.D.

Doctor of Law and Policy LP.D. or DLP

Doctor of Medicine MD or M.D.

Doctor of Ministry DMin

Doctor of Philosophy PhD, Ph.D., DPhil, D.Phil., DPh or D.Ph.

Doctor of Practical Theology DPT or D.P.T.

Doctor of Psychology PsyD or Psy.D.

Doctor of Theology D.Th., Th.D. or ThD

Master of Arts MA, M.A. or A.M.

Master of Business Administration MBA or M.B.A.

Master of Divinity MDiv or M.Div.

Master of Education (Master of Science in Education) M.Ed., M.S.Ed., or MSEd.

Master of Fine Arts MFA or M.F.A.

Master of International Affairs MIA or M.I.A.

Master of International Studies MIS or M.I.S.

Master of Laws LLM or LL.M.

Master of Library Science MLS

Master of Liberal Arts MLA

Master of Library and Information Science MLIS

Master of Public Administration MPA or M.P.A.

Master of Public Health MPH or M.P.H.

Master of Science (US) MS or M.S.; (UK) MSc or M.Sc.

Master of Social Work MSW or M.S.W.

Master of Theology ThM or Th.M.