Community Chat: What Is a Graduate Degree?

Tallo Wordsmith
Tallo Wordsmith Member, Administrator, Moderator, Tallo Staff Posts: 107 admin

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Earning a four-year college degree is an amazing way to start yourself off on the path to a fulfilling, rewarding, and stable career. Those who have a bachelor’s degree or higher have the lowest rate of unemployment in the country, with 86 percent of bachelor’s earners holding a job. But getting a job immediately after you graduate isn’t the only option on the table. If you’re open to spending a few more years in academia, you might want to consider obtaining an even higher degree in grad school. (Read more)


Pursuing a graduate degree? Tell us more! We'd love to know more about the degree you're pursuing and why you decided to go for your graduate degree.


  • The_Unknown
    The_Unknown Member Posts: 24 Level 2 | Newcomer

    An advanced academic degree in a specialized field of study, pursued after one has already obtained a bachelor’s degree.

    including master's degree, doctorates and PhDs—provides an advanced understanding of a specific topic or field, and demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning that many employers value. 

    I looked it up