- Do not use periods with academic degree abbreviations.
- 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
- 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.