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*Alrighty then!

Congrats are in order for singer Ruben Studdard.

On Friday (12-11-15) Studdard, who was crowned champ of season 2 of “American Idol” in 2003, announced that he received a Master of Arts degree at Alabama A&M University on Friday, where he majored in voice studies during his undergrad tenure.

“I’m super happy and proud to be a Bulldog #AAMU,” he wrote on Instagram.

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Studdard also posted this:

“I learned so much in this room. Words can’t even describe how much The Hill #AAMU means to me!!”

By the way, the Alabama native recently dropped his sixth studio album, Unconditional Love, which he described as “five years’ worth of faith,” in an interview with Billboard.