What does master of arts mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Master of Arts, MA, Artium Magister, AM(noun)

    a master's degree in arts and sciences


  1. Master of Arts(Noun)

    A postgraduate degree usually in a non-science subject.

  2. Master of Arts(Noun)

    A person holding such a degree.


  1. Master of Arts

    A Master of Arts from the Latin Magister Artium, is a type of Master's degree awarded by universities in many countries. The M.A. is usually contrasted with the M.S. or M.Sc. degrees. Those admitted to the degree typically study English, history, geography, communication, or other of the humanities, philosophy, social sciences, fine arts or nursing, museum studies or theology. The degree can be conferred in respect of passing examinations, in respect of research, or a combination of the two. The Master of Arts degree traces its origin to the teaching license, or Licentia docendi, for the University of Paris.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of master of arts in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of master of arts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Dr Jones:

    The Latin transcription is the work of current and former UC students; the translation is the work of a current UC Master of Arts student.

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Translations for master of arts

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  • أستاذ فى الفنونArabic

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