Advanced Degree Abbreviations

Doctor of Divinity D.D.

Doctor of Education Ed.D.

Doctor of Jurisprudence (Juris Doctor) J.D.

Doctor of Law and Policy LP.D.

Doctor of Medicine M.D.

Doctor of Ministry D.Min.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine D.O.

Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D., D.Phil., or D.Ph.

Doctor of Practical Theology D.P.T.

Doctor of Psychology Psy.D.

Doctor of Theology D.Th. or Th.D.

Master of Arts MA, M.A.

Master of Business Administration M.B.A.

Master of Divinity M.Div.

Master of Education M.Ed. or Ed.M.

Master of Fine Arts M.F.A.

Master of International Affairs M.I.A.

Master of International Studies M.I.S.

Master of Laws LL.M.

Master of Library Science M.L.S.

Master of Liberal Arts M.L.A.

Master of Library and Information Science M.L.I.S.

Master of Public Administration M.P.A.

Master of Public Health M.P.H.

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

Master of Science in Education M.S.Ed.

Master of Social Work M.S.W.

Master of Theology Th.M.

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