Editing a Degree

You can edit or delete existing degree information using the Edit and Delete buttons.

To edit a degree:

  1. Click the Edit button for your degree.

    ClosedThe Edit Degree box displays.

    Edit Degree box

  2. From the Edit Degree box, update the following fields:

Degree Name (required)

Select your type of degree from the drop-down list or choose Other Degree if not available.

For a translation of degree codes, please refer to the Degree Codebook spreadsheet located online (http://www.era.nih.gov/files/degree_codebook.xlsx).

ClosedStatus (required)

Select the appropriate radio button concerning the status of your degree and enter the month/year: 

  • Completed in
  • In Progress, expected
    Choose a Length of program in progress from the drop-down box if your status is in progress.

Institution (required)

Enter the name of the institution. If outside the United States, enter the city and country in the next box.

Is this your terminal degree

Select the checkbox if this is the highest degree available in the field of study.

ClosedArea of Study

  • Enter a Primary area of study
  • Enter a Secondary area of study
  1. Click the Update button.