A Masters Degree is a Graduate degree. You can earn this degree at a Public or Private college. This degree will take 2 years and 40-60 hours. At a public university a masters degree can cost $24,000. At a private university it can cost $35,000. Jobs that require this degree are Computer soft-ware engineer and Physician assistant.
A Doctorates Degree is also a graduate degree. M.D., Ph.D., J.D.—these degrees, which usually involve medicine, education, or law can take as little as three years of course credits to complete in the case of a law degree or four years or more for a M.D. or Ph.D. Doctorate degrees are the highest level of accomplishment for college graduates and usually offer the highest potential for income.