On 7/16/2013 5:46 AM, Peter Percival wrote: > fom wrote: >> On 7/16/2013 4:04 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >>> On Monday, 15 July 2013 08:58:19 UTC+2, Virgil wrote: >>>> Math is not a science at all. >>> >>> That's why some mathematicians become master of science? >>> (But what you call mathematics and what is matheology, in fact has >>> nothing to do with scientific thinking.) >>> >> >> In many programs, such a degree is deprecated. It is >> "earned" along the way to a doctorate of philosophy, but >> is not considered a terminal objective to the educational >> program. > > Is that in the States? >
I have no doubt that certain engineering schools might treat the matter differently.
My alma mater and the schools to which I had been accepted for graduates studies held that view. There were no programs dedicated to the awarding of terminal master's degrees.