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Two Master’s degrees?

Watching a rerun of the 2012 Poker Championships, my man saw this. We had a ‘robust discussion’ about where the apostrophe should appear.
Any suggestions?

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AA: That is correct.  Singular: master’s degree.  Plural: master’s degrees.

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(Thanks, Hayley!)

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  1. Hayley says

    Thanks for the link, but it returns, “Not Found. Sorry, but you are looking for something that isn’t here.”

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  2. Laura says

    According to the Associated Press style, the apostrophe is correct.

  3. Mike says

    Agreed! This one is possessive as well. It’s the degree of the Master, or the Master’s degree.

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