Graduate Degree [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 263.3 [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter II -- Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education; Part 263 -- Indian Education Discretionary Grant Programs; Subpart A -- Professional Development Program], the term graduate degree means “a post-baccalaureate degree awarded by an institution of higher education beyond the undergraduate level.”