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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctorate

A doctorate or doctor's degree (from Latin doctor, "teacher") or doctoral degree is an academic degree awarded by universities that is, in most countries, a research degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_doctoral_degrees_in_the_US

There are a wide variety of doctoral degrees awarded to students in a number different categories in the United States. Doctorates are not restricted to being based solely research or academic coursework. The first research doctorate was the doctor of philosophy, which came to the U.S. from Germany, and is frequently  ...

www.geteducated.com/career-center/detail/what-is-a-doctorate-degree

Find out which careers require a doctoral degree, how to get a doctorate online, and salaries by field. Learn the difference between a doctorate and phd.

www.franklin.edu/blog/what-is-a-doctorate-degree

Sep 27, 2017 ... Already have a master's, and thinking about taking your education further? Unsure of what that actually means and what your next options may be? The pinnacle of educational attainment is the doctoral degree. But…what exactly is a doctoral degree, what can you get your doctorate in, and what is involved ...

www.capella.edu/blogs/cublog/phd-vs-doctorate-differences

Jan 28, 2015 ... Leaders in corporate organizations often benefit greatly from having a PhD, and individuals with a professional doctorate may hold adjunct or even regular faculty posts at universities. Everyone who obtains a doctoral degree from Capella University is a scholar-practitioner—equipped with a deep ...

www.gradschools.com/doctorate

A doctorate degree is the highest level of academic achievement. Differentiate yourself with a doctoral or PhD degree! Start here to choose the accredited doctorate program that fits your specialty - huge selection of online and campus programs!

www.ncu.edu/student-experience/online-education-guide/doctoral-education/what-is-a-doctorate-degree

Upon completion of a master's degree program, graduates are considered to have an advanced level of knowledge on theoretical topics, think independently and solve complex problems. Naturally, graduates start to explore new ways to utilize their skills, and a great way to do so is through the pursuit of a doctoral degree.

www.bestcolleges.com/features/online-doctorate-degree

Online doctorate degree programs offer a flexible, affordable option for today's student. Learn how you can earn a degree while balancing work, family, and fun.

www.collegeatlas.org/doctoral-degree.html

Aug 10, 2017 ... A doctoral degree, or doctorate, is the highest graduate degree an individual can earn and takes an average of 8.2 years to complete (post bachelor's). Learn more .