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EB-2: Advanced Degree and EB-2: Exceptional Ability

EB-1: Advanced Degree

To qualify for the Advanced Degree category, you want to meet the following requirements:

  • Documents proving that you hold an advanced degree from the U.S. or a foreign equivalent, --OR—records showing that you have a baccalaureate degree along with letters from employers that prove you have 5+ years of consecutive, relevant work experience in your field
  • Be applying for a job that requires the advanced degree or work experience mentioned above

EB-2: Exceptional Ability

The state defines Exceptional Ability as “a degree of expertise significantly above that ordinarily encountered in the sciences, arts, or business.”

To qualify for the Exceptional Ability category, you want to show that you meet at least three (3+) of the following requirements:

  • A degree or equivalent related to your Exceptional Ability from a school, college, university or other educational institution
  • Records to prove at least 10 years of full-time work experience
  • A license / certification to practice in the profession you chose
  • Records of salary or other payment you received that might be expected for someone with your exceptional ability
  • Be a member in a relevant professional association
  • Evidence that professional organizations, government entities or your peers have recognized you for your contributions or achievements in the field
  • Other evidence that demonstrates your exceptional ability

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