ERIC Number: ED153588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Dec
Reference Count: 0
The Master's Degree. A Policy Statement.
Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.
The quality standards by which graduate programs leading to a Master's degree may be judged are presented. Major emphasis is on the Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree programs with a few of the more widely-used professional degrees, such as Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), and Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) also being discussed. Summaries are provided on the history of the master's program, the responsibility of the institution for providing quality education, the organization of graduate work, the nature and types of master's degrees, master's degree titles, guidelines for the evaluation of programs, goals and objectives, program characteristics, the composition of the faculty, other faculty resources, and graduate students, and the physical facilities. (SPG)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Faculty, Degrees (Academic), Educational History, Facilities, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Guidelines, Higher Education, Masters Degrees, Program Evaluation
Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 740, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.