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WHY SHOULD YOU PURSUE A DOCTORAL DEGREE?

Posted by Jeffery Davis on Dec 11, 2017 7:00:22 PM

Are you ready to join the 2%?

Pursuing a doctoral degree is a major undertaking. It involves careful planning, hard work, and making a commitment to the time it takes to complete a rigorous program.

It is not for the faint of heart. Most of the students who decide to pursue a degree at this level are already well into their careers and have families and responsibilities that leave them with a limited amount of free time. Enrolling in a program that requires an additional 15-20 hours of work per week of time is a major undertaking – but many make it work, and the rewards are often great.

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PH.D. OR ED.D.: WHICH DEGREE FITS YOUR CAREER GOALS

Posted by Jeffery Davis on Nov 10, 2017 1:00:36 PM

One of the most frequently asked questions from aspiring doctoral students is, “What is the difference between a Ph.D. program and a practitioner-based doctoral program like a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)?”

Knowing the differences between these two doctoral degrees will help prospective students make the best educational decision for their career goals. If a student is interested in higher education academics or scholarly research, a Ph.D. program will likely be the right fit. Those who are interested in executive management, administration, or consulting should consider a practitioner-based program.

Here are the objectives of both types of doctoral programs in education:

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Topics: PhD Degrees, College of Education, EdD Degrees, Doctoral Program Tips, Doctoral Degrees