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    a master's degree/ the master's degree

    Finally got a / the mater's degree in English Literature.

    Which article should be used with master's degree?

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    Re: a master's degree/ the master's degree

    We say "a master's degree" or "my master's degree," not "the master's degree."

    Personally I've never liked "my master's degree." To me, it sounds vain. But people use it all the time.

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