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Degree Type
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Description: A code to represent the type of degree awarded. More information can be found in the Glossary.
Coding:   01 = Certificate
  02 = Associate Degrees
  03 = Bachelor's Degrees
  04 = Master's Degrees
  05 = Doctorates
  06 = Intermediate Degrees
  07 = Degrees in Dentistry
  08 = Degrees in Medicine
  09 = Degrees in Optometry
  10 = Degrees in Osteopathic Medicine
  11 = Degrees in Podiatric Medicine
  12 = Degrees in Veterinary Medicine
  13 = Law Degrees
  14 = Degrees in Theology
  15 = Degrees in Chiropractic Medicine
  16 = Pharmacy Degrees
  17 = Other Degrees
  18 = Other Certificates
  19 = High School (Secondary) Certificate
  20 = Non-Credit Certificate
  21 = Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 Yr
  22 = Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 2 Yr
  23 = Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 4 Yr
  24 = Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  25 = Post-Master's Certificate
  26 = Further Professional Certificate
  99 = Unknown Degree
Cross-Walk: Cross-Walk to codes used by other agencies.
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