Abbreviations in education for degrees and programs

Are you confused when you come cross an abbreviation in your education life? Here is a post that will help you understand the full form of commonly used abbreviations.

Abbreviation Stands for
B.A. Bachelor of Arts
B.Arch. Bachelor of Architecture
B.F.A. Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.S. or B.Sc. Bachelor of Science
D.D.S. Doctor of Dental Science/Surgery
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
D.S.W. Doctor of Social Work
D.Sc. or Sc.D. Doctor of Science
D.V.M. or D.V.S. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
D.V.M.S. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
GED General Education Development Certificate
J.D. Doctor of Jurisprudence
LL.B. Bachelor of Law
LL.M. Master of Law
M.A. Master of Arts
M.Arch. Master of Architecture
M.B.A. Master of Business Administration
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
M.Div. Master of Divinity
M.F.A. Master of Fine Arts
M.L.S. Master of Library Science
M.N. Master of Nursing
M.S. Master of Science
M.S.W. Master of Social Work
O.D. Doctor of Optometry
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy
Pharm.D. Doctor of Pharmacy
Th.d. Doctor of Theology
Posted on 3/29/2007
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