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Types of Graduate School

By Peterson's Staff updated on Friday, January 10, 2014

The different kinds of graduate degree are like apples and oranges—each has its own purpose, its own flavor, and its own unique make-up.

For someone looking into graduate level programs, it's a good idea to get a thorough understanding of the differences between the degrees. What's the difference between a master's degree and a Ph.D.? Do law school students earn Ph.D.s? How about medical school students?

We've got the answers to these questions and more, here on Petersons.com!

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