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What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


I'm starting a masters program in essentially the same exact function. One is a categorized as a M.S and the other M.A. I'm a bit confused as which is seen as more valuable.

Not many universities offer this focus in masters programs so I was just curious.








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CorkSoaker
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Masters in art or science





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jimbeam
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Arts
Sciences






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SabiDojo
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Science and Art? I'd go with Science.








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JumpingTheShark
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Let me google that for you





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Cajun Revolution
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


As far as the perception. Is MAs considered pretty much shitty degrees.

I figured the Science was more business related.






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SabiDojo
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That's what I'm thinking. The MS seems more technical. I'd go with that, but then again I don't know what you're pursuing.

Best of luck, though.






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Bmath
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


I have an M.S. which means I mastered all of science. Duh.





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Cajun Revolution
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


M.S in Acquisitions and Contracting from Florida Institute of Technology.





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lsuoilengr
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


So you're doing a masters but don't know the difference between the two?


Hmm






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SabiDojo
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Ooooo fancy





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Cajun Revolution
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Well, I was making the decision. I've decided on FIT. I looked at the course offering and they're pretty much the same as the M.A. one. That was my question.





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SabiDojo
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Maybe you should call the department and ask what the difference is. Or it might be on the website.





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SabiDojo
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


The difference might be the requirements to enter the program. If you have an Arts background, you might not be eligible for the MS.





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Seven Costanza
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Sounds like a technical field. Go with the MS if you can.

Even if there isn't a difference an MS degree would like better in my opinion.



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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


subject matter





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SouthOfSouth
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


A Master Aquirer. You will continue to become a badass.





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Phat Phil
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


Difference is MS will be slightly less worthless than MA. In today's economy ROI isn't guaranteed like it was 10, 20 years ago.





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Cajun Revolution
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True but in my field it helps. I'm already borderline qualified to head an entire Purchasing Dept., by the time I'm 30, I want to be more than qualified. I've got both my certs, now I just need a Masters. And then I'm in the money.





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tilco
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re: What's the Difference in M.S and M.A?


MS checking in.....I can attest to its worthlessness. Just get in the work force.....unless you want a couple more football seasons.





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