Educational Attainment Abbreviations
Short-term, Moderate-term and Long-term training (ST OJT, MT OJT and LT OJT) – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
Work experience in a related occupation (WK EXP) – training is gained through hands-on work in a similar occupation.
Post-secondary vocational training (PS VOC) – training is gained through a vocational training program.
Associate’s Degree (AD) – degree completed after two years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
Bachelor’s Degree (BD) – degree completed after four years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
Bachelor’s Degree plus experience (BD+) – a four-year bachelor’s degree plus experience gained through hands-on experience.
Master’s (MD), Doctoral (PhD) or First Professional Degree (PROF) – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.