|"Proof of Mario's strength. Now Mario is the strongest."|
|First appearance||Paper Mario (2000)|
The Diploma is an item in Paper Mario. After receiving the Fourth-Degree Card, Mario can fight The Master one last time. Winning this battle will net Mario the Diploma as proof of his strength. With a Diploma, certain characters' dialogue will change; they will react with awe and reverence.
Names in other languages
|A license to teach martial arts which is issued to students who have completed their training.|
|Certificate of Honor|
|Spanish||Diploma de Maestro||Master's Diploma|
- "Paper Mario: From Japanese to English". (June 17, 2013). The Mushroom Kingdom. Retrieved February 4, 2015.