The certification that documents that a students has completed all of the requirements for a particular field of study. Degrees come in 4 forms: Certification, Associate, Bachelor's, and Graduate.
Degrees are rewards for the successful completion of a prescribed program of study. There are three basic types of degrees: Associate - obtainable at a two-year community (GCC!) or junior college, Baccalaureate or Bachelor's - offered by four-year colleges and universities, and; Graduate - Obtained after the bachelor's degree, i.e., Masters or Doctorate.