Magister is Latin for "master" or "teacher." It may refer to:

  • The Magister (degree), an academic degree

Positions or titles

  • A magister equitum, or Master of the Horse
  • A magister officiorum (master of offices), a civilian post of the Roman Empire
  • A magister militum, a master of the soldiers
  • A magister palatii (Master of the Sacred Palace), a Roman Catholic Curial position


  • The Fouga Magister, a French training aircraft
  • The Miles Magister, a British training aircraft


  • Neotoma magister, a species of pack rat
  • Berryteuthis magister, a species of squid
  • Metacarcinus magister, the Dungeness crab


  • Dositheus Magister, a 4th-century Roman scholar
  • Thomas Magister, a 14th-century Byzantine monk and scholar
  • Magister Wigbold, a 14th-century German pirate


  • Magister, a font designed by Aldo Novarese (1966)
  • Magister Ludi, an alternate title for Herman Hesse's novel The Glass Bead Game
  • Magister (company) – A manufacturer of espresso machines.
  • The Magister, a sourcebook for the Forgotten Realms setting of the Dungeons & Dragons RPG