Editorial Style Guide
Last updated: May 2008
Abbreviation of Degrees
Master of Arts: M.A.
Master of Fine Arts: MFA
Master of Business Administration: MBA
Master of Divinity: M.Div.
Master of Education: M.Ed.
Master of Laws: LL.M.
Master of Public Administration: MPA
Master of Theological Studies: MTS
Doctor of Education: Ed.D.
Doctor of Ministry: D.Min.
Doctor of Strategic Leadership: DSL
Doctor of Psychology: Psy.D.
Doctor of Philosophy: Ph.D.
Juris Doctor: JD
Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages: TESOL
Certificate of Graduate Studies: CGS
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies: CAGS
Certificate of Advanced Counseling Studies: CACS
Bachelor of Science: B.S.
Bachelor of Arts: B.A.
Associate of Arts: A.A.