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external degree

noun
1.
a college degree granted a person for work and study done off campus.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for external degree
  • Correspondence courses and external degree programs are offered at many colleges.
  • Revenue generated by fees from the following nontraditional programs: concurrent enrollment, extension, and external degree.
  • Degrees awarded through approved external degree programs are also excluded from payment.
  • Nova is a leader in external degree programs and for the development of the cluster format.

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