Shaquille O'Neal gets doctorate in education
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Former Laker great Shaquille O'Neal got a new title. Starting Sunday, you can call him Dr. O'Neal.
O'Neal got a doctorate in education from Florida's Barry University. He finished his bachelor's degree in 2000 after leaving college one year early for the NBA. He earned his MBA a few year later.
In case you're wondering if this is an honorary degree, O'neal is graduating with a 3.81 GPA.
O'neal retired from the NBA last year after playing 19 seasons.
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