Ruben Studdard Receives Honorary Master of Arts Degree From Alabama A&M

Ruben Studdard performs onstage Nov. 29, 2015, in Hollywood, Calif. 
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Updated Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, 11:57 a.m.: According to, Studdard received an honorary master’s degree.


American Idol winner Ruben Studdard has another degree to hang on the wall. The singer announced on Instagram that he received his Master of Arts degree at Alabama A&M University Friday. Studdard also attended Alabama A&M for undergrad and majored in voice studies.


Studdard shared on Instagram what Alabama A&M meant to him as a student.

Congrats to Ruben!

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