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DEGREES

  • Do not use periods with academic degree abbreviations.

BA
BS
EdD
EdS
MA
MAT
MS
PhD
JD
LLM
MBA
MSL

  • Do not capitalize academic degrees when spelled out in general terms.

bachelor of arts or bachelor’s degree
master of arts
 or master’s degree
doctorate
juris doctor

  • In lists, style faculty credentials as follows:

PhD 1966 Princeton University. MA 1962 Reed College.
PhD 1979, MA 1972 Stanford University.
JD 1975 Harvard Law School.

  • Reserve Dr. for those holding doctorates in medical fields only. Exception: Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

Lewis & Clark Style Guide

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