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  Doctoral Degrees
A student obtaining the master's degree at the University must submit to the dean of the Graduate School written permission from the department head or division dean to be eligible to work toward the doctoral degree.
Each candidate for a doctoral degree must apply for the degree through the Office of the Graduate School no later than the registration period of the semester or the first term of the summer session in which requirements for the degree are to be completed.
The doctor of philosophy degree is regarded as a research degree and is granted on the basis of scholarly proficiency, distinctive achievement in a special field, and capacity for independent, original investigation.
graduate.ua.edu /academics/doctoral.html   (2741 words)

  
 Doctoral Degrees, Graduate Catalog 2006–2007 @ the Mizzou Graduate School
Doctoral candidates who passed their comprehensive examinations between the beginning of the fall semester 1994 through summer session 2000 will have no more than five years after passing the comprehensive examination to complete the doctoral degree.
The doctoral program committee shall be composed of a minimum of four members of the MU graduate faculty and will include at least three members from the student's doctoral degree program and an outside member from a different MU program.
To be admitted, the student must have attained the degree of master of arts with a major in education, a degree of master of education, or the quantitative and qualitative equivalent of one of these degrees from an accredited college or university.
gradschool.missouri.edu /catalog/doctoral.htm   (3162 words)

  
 ~ Doctoral Degrees - degree programs ~   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Doctorate Degree is currently the highest degree in North America and is awarded on the demonstrated mastery of a subject and the ability to perform and present scholarly research.
Admission to a doctoral program is usually based on a student's past educational history with a bachelor and master degree, and a considerable amount of previous experience in the field.
Doctorate degrees can take many years, from 5 to 8, due to the high expectations of the final research work or thesis presented and depends largely on the area of study.
www.online-degree--programs.com /doctoral_degrees.htm   (319 words)

  
 Guidelines for the evaluation of Norwegian doctoral degrees
The regulations and supplementary provisions for the degree in question are to be made known to those involved in the evaluation of doctoral degrees at an institution.
For doctoral degrees that include a research training component, the dissertation is submitted to the committee, together with an account of where the training has been carried out and the name(s) of the supervisor(s).
The Faculty decides whether the dissertation is approved for public defence and whether the candidate may sit for the doctoral degree examination, or whether the dissertation is rejected, and a recommendation for revision of the dissertation for renewed evaluation should be given.
www.uio.no /admhb/reglhb/forskning/drgrveil/drgrbedeng.xml   (2692 words)

  
 Doctoral Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Doctoral Degrees (Ph.D. and Ed.D) The doctorate is a degree representing broad scholarly attainments, a deep grasp of a field of study, and expertise in conceiving, conducting and reporting original and individual research.
The completed "Application for Doctoral Candidacy" is forwarded to the Dean of Graduate Studies during the semester in which the student has passed his/her doctoral comprehensive examination and no later than the semester before he/she wishes to graduate.
Doctoral candidates initiate the process of selecting the dissertation committee by first arranging for a qualified faculty member to serve as the director/chair of their dissertation/committee chairperson.
www.unm.edu /grad/catalog/catalog16(2k6).html   (3576 words)

  
 Doctoral Degrees
The difference between the two degrees is best understood in terms of their relationship to the following three major research and development functions of a professional graduate school of education.
Both degrees emphasize the acquisition of appropriate research and inquiry skills, but the application of these skills is expected to differ.
Both doctoral programs place strong emphasis on the acquisition of inquiry skills and on the collaborative and interdisciplinary study of issues mutually engaging to both students and the Rossier School of Education faculty members.
www.usc.edu /dept/publications/cat2000/education/doctoral.html   (2319 words)

  
 TUHH - Education - Doctoral Degrees at TUHH
All details concerning prerequisites and the application process are described in the "doctoral degree regulations" (ddr).
Before admission to the doctoral studies can be given, all foreign certificates have to be checked for equivalence to a German degree.
Doctoral candidates may apply for a TUHH-scholarship or a position as a teaching or research assistant.
www.tu-harburg.de /education/docdegree   (310 words)

  
 Nicholas School -- Academic Programs - doctoral degrees
This graduate degree is appropriate for students desiring to concentrate their study and research within a well-defined subject area, pursuing fewer and more advanced topics to a greater depth than do students in professional degree programs.
Doctoral students should note that policies and procedures for admission and registration, academic regulations, and requirements for degrees are given in detail in the Bulletin of the Graduate School.
Doctoral students planning to work at the Marine Lab typically spend one to three semesters taking graduate classes on the Durham campus before moving to Beaufort to complete their research; however, residence in Durham is not a requirement.
www.env.duke.edu /programs/doctoral   (455 words)

  
 School of Education 2003-2005 Graduate Online Bulletin: Doctoral Degrees in Education
Doctoral students in this program do research in areas related to art education, such as discipline-based curriculum theory (new technologies and art education, multicultural and global art education), community-oriented programming, diversity and gender issues, and education of artistically talented students.
Prior to beginning a doctoral dissertation and at or near the time of completion of all course work, all doctoral students in the School of Education must pass a qualifying examination in their major areas of study.
Doctoral students whose major is outside of education, and who are minoring in education, may or may not be required to take qualifying examinations, depending on the judgment of the minor representative.
www.indiana.edu /~bulletin/iub/educ_grad/2003-2005/doctoral.html   (6196 words)

  
 Doctorate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditionally, the award of a doctorate implies recognition of the candidate as an equal by the university faculty under which he or she studied.
Professional doctorates are awarded in certain fields where most holders of the degree are not engaged primarily in scholarly research and academic activities, but, rather in a profession, such as law, medicine, music, or ministry.
Although this degree may be both the initial and terminal degree in these fields, students seeking to enter degree programs for them must have already completed a bachelor's degree, usually in a related field.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Doctorate   (2742 words)

  
 Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet - Research - Doctoral Degrees
The award of the degree shall be based on a dissertation which is defended at a public, oral defence session.
The doctoral degree shall be awarded in acknowledgement of the author's considerable scientific insight and maturity, and of the author having contributed substantially to the advancement of science with the dissertation.
The following pages present the names of the authors (to whom the doctoral degree was awarded) and the titles of their doctoral dissertations, defended at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, from 1969 until now.
www.sdu.dk /health/research/doctor   (194 words)

  
 FAQ (doctoral)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
This degree is intended for those individuals who desire to pursue a university level position where research will be their major focus of emphasis or for those individuals who desire to pursue or advance in a position of corporate training and development in the public or private sector.
The Doctor of Philosophy is a research oriented degree and is intended for those individuals who desire to pursue a career in corporate training and development in the public or private sector or for those individuals who seek a university level position that will have a strong foundation in research.
The Doctor of Education is a sixty-nine hour degree plan which requires thirty hours in the major, twelve hours of research and statistics, a twelve hour minor which can be in the field of education but outside of the major, and twelve hours of thesis credit.
www.attd.unt.edu /faqdoctoralsafb.htm   (1630 words)

  
 Nicholas School -- Academic Programs - doctoral degrees
This graduate degree is appropriate for students desiring to concentrate their study and research within a well-defined subject area, pursuing fewer and more advanced topics to a greater depth than do students in professional degree programs.
Doctoral students should note that policies and procedures for admission and registration, academic regulations, and requirements for degrees are given in detail in the Bulletin of the Graduate School.
Doctoral students planning to work at the Marine Lab typically spend one to three semesters taking graduate classes on the Durham campus before moving to Beaufort to complete their research; however, residence in Durham is not a requirement.
www.nicholas.duke.edu /programs/doctoral   (455 words)

  
 Graduate Policies and Procedures: Advanced Degrees: Doctoral Degree
MIT offers the degrees of Doctor of Science and Doctor of Philosophy interchangeably in the engineering and science departments (except biology and brain and cognitive sciences) and in the fields of medical engineering and medical physics.
The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is awarded in architecture, biology, brain and cognitive sciences, economics, history and social study of science and technology, linguistics, management, media arts and sciences, philosophy, political science, technology and policy, bioengineering and environmental health, urban studies and planning, and from Whitaker College.
Each doctoral candidate must take a general examination in his or her program of study at such time and in such manner as the departmental or interdepartmental committee approves.
web.mit.edu /gso/gpp/degrees/doctoral.html   (429 words)

  
 Doctoral Degrees
Although these degrees may be both the initial and terminal degree in their field, students seeking to enter degree programs for them must have already completed a Bachelors degree, usually in a related field.
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program offered by the University of Phoenix provides learners with a professional masters degree a means of exploring their personal readiness to become leaders in management professions.
The Doctor of Management (D.M.) degree program in Organizational Leadership offered by the University of Phoenix provides those with a professional masters degree a means of exploring their personal readiness to become leaders in their professions or their current organizations.
www.degrees.com /l/doctoral   (1182 words)

  
 UIC Graduate College - Registration and Graduation: Doctoral Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Doctoral candidates who have previously earned a master’s degree or its equivalent from UIC or another accredited institution may be granted 32 semester hours of credit toward the doctoral degree if approved by the program and the Graduate College at the time of admission.
Degree equivalency from foreign institutions is determined by the Office of Admissions.
Because doctoral candidates are individually recognized and hooded by their research advisor at the ceremony, they must inform the Graduate College whether or not they will attend.
www.uic.edu /depts/grad/regn_grad/doctoral.shtml   (1618 words)

  
 Doctoral degrees | Medicinska fakulteten, Lunds universitet
Postgraduate studies conclude with a doctorate which, at the Faculty of Medicine in Lund, is called Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Medicine.
The application for a doctoral examination (1 original and 4 copies), following specified guidelines and signed by the head of department, must be received by the Postgraduate Education Committee at least 3 months before the planned date of the examination.
Those who have obtained a doctorate during an academic year are invited to participate in the annual graduation ceremony of the University of Lund.
www.med.lu.se /english/education/postgraduate_studies/doctoral_degrees   (1981 words)

  
 Online PhD Degree Programs | Doctorate Programs offered Online and via Distance Learning
Mentoring is a crucial part of doctoral study, whether the student is pursuing the Ph.D. or another doctorate degree.
Doctoral degrees in public health prepare graduates for administrative or research careers in community health or related social health fields, including epidemiology.
The doctorate degree holder both creates new knowledge and shares that knowledge with professional peers at conferences and with the public through writing, media, and public presentations.
www.worldwidelearn.com /online-doctorate/index.html   (1032 words)

  
 OU School of Music Doctoral Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in music education is awarded upon completion of an approved program encompassing study in music education, music history, music theory, and applied music.
Following the initial enrollment in MUS 6880/MUED 6980, a doctoral student must maintain continuous enrollment during each regular semester (fall/spring) in at least two hours of MUS 6880/MUED 6980 until the requirements for the degree have been completed or degree candidacy is discontinued.
All work for the Doctor of Musical Arts or Doctor of Philosophy in music education degrees, including the Final Oral Examination, must be completed within nine years from the date of enrollment in the first coursework to be applied to the program.
www.ou.edu /bulletins/01catalog/HTML/music-doctoral.htm   (4405 words)

  
 About Doctoral Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
After the doctoral student has been accepted into the Department of Educational Administration, the student and the appointed advisor together with the supervisory committee create the Program of Studies which will identify the coursework to be taken to complete the degree and identify previously taken coursework which can be utilized toward the degree requirements.
The outline supports the Ph.D. degree which has a minimum of 90 hours beyond the bachelors degree including 20 hours of dissertation; the necessary research tools courses are not included and must be taken in addition to the 90 hours.
Necessary for the support of the application are: the doctoral program application form (included in the Application Packet); letter of application; personal vitae/resume; 500 word essay on personal goals for doctoral study; GRE scores; three samples of writing and/or research; and three letters of support/recommendation.
plaza.unl.edu /distributed.nsf/pages/doctoral   (1701 words)

  
 Doctoral Degrees
Establishment of the degrees addresses a documented need for doctoral graduates who are not headed for academic careers, but for business, government agencies and other areas.
The research degree will be the first Ph.D. offering in information systems in the entire state of North Carolina and is designed to produce research and teaching faculty for universities and colleges.
Uprichard said that the university is looking at presenting other doctoral degree proposals to the UNC system in the near future.
www.uncg.edu /iss/newphds.html   (1393 words)

  
 Doctoral degrees have options Critical Care Nurse - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
By the 1960s, there were 4 different options for nurses interested in a doctoral degree in nursing: the EdD degree in education, the DNSc professional practice degree, the PhD in nursing, and the PhD in generic fields such as anthropology, sociology, and psychology.
It is considered a professional degree, with an emphasis on clinical practice and the application of new knowledge.
Although not all doctoral nurses will be at the bedside, it is supported to say that advanced degrees in nursing will help patient outcomes.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0NUC/is_1_25/ai_n11830327   (700 words)

  
 Doctoral Degrees Offered
The doctoral program in Education of Students with Exceptionalities provides graduates with the skills necessary to perform university teaching and research and/or to provide a high level of competence for leadership in a variety of community, state, or national service agencies.
The Ph.D. degree in school psychology prepares psychologists to be eligible for licensure as applied psychologists and focuses on the application of psychological knowledge and skills to school-related problems.
The doctoral program in sport science is designed to prepare students for research and teaching careers at colleges and universities and for health, physiological performance, rehabilitative, and related research in other public and private institutions.
education.gsu.edu /coe/content/doctoral.htm   (836 words)

  
 Online Doctoral Programs & Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Doctoral degrees include the highest degree offered in a specific field of study by a university.
Doctoral degrees include PhDs and MDs, which are Doctors of Philosophy and Doctors of Medicine, respectively.
The difference between these two types of doctoral degrees lies mainly in the fields of study.
www.find-online-colleges.org /doctoral.htm   (309 words)

  
 SSU Psychology Department:
A Ph.D. and a Psy.D. are both Doctoral degrees.
This means they are educational degrees beyond the Master’s level, involve original research, and require at least 4 years of study, with many students taking 6-7 years to complete their Doctorate.
The Psy.D. is a relatively new degree given to Doctoral students in clinical psychology.
www.sonoma.edu /psychology/doctorate.htm   (1048 words)

  
 Online Degrees
While some people may thrive in the traditional learning environment of a classroom, there are others who prefer learning from their own homes—self-paced, self-directed, and without the social obligations or hassle of taking classes on-campus.
Online degrees are typically not sought by those fresh out of high school looking for the collegiate experience.
Rather, online degree programs are for those who typically already have some kind of advanced degree or have the equivalent work experience.
www.onlinedegrees.bz /onlinedoctoraldegrees.html   (918 words)

  
 ASC > About > Doctoral
Sufficient flexibility exists within the doctoral program to accommodate those individuals who may wish to pursue careers in advanced clinical, administrative, or public-policy positions.
The deadline for receipt of all application materials for admission to the doctoral program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders is: February 15 for Fall Semester, October 1 for Spring Semester, and February 15 for Summer Semester.
Doctoral students are required to have a major focus within Communicative Sciences and Disorders and one minor/cognate area determined by students in consultation with their academic advisors and Guidance Committees.
asc.msu.edu /programs/doctoral.html   (859 words)

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