Trident University International

FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO HEALTH SCIENCES DOCTORATE GRAD

Posted by Daniel Sloan on Aug 2, 2016 9:21:49 AM

“Life kept me so busy so I didn’t have time to look back. Then one day earlier this summer my dissertation committee – Dr. Frank Gomez, Dr. Bernice B. Rumala, and Dr. Welford Roberts started calling me Dr. Fernando. I had just completed my doctorate at Trident,” remarked the newly minted Ph.D., Dr. Wickramarachchige Sugath Rohitha Fernando.

Dr. Fernando’s beginnings were humble. He came from a small village in Sri Lanka, growing up on a tea plantation. Each day would begin with walking several miles to school, and although this journey may have been difficult, it helped to build perseverance and focus.

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Topics: Health Sciences, Public Health, Doctoral Degrees, Student Success

HOW TO BEST APPROACH QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

Posted by Daniel Sloan on May 17, 2016 6:33:18 PM

Research methods can be classified in two different categories – quantitative and qualitative. We looked at the former method in the past, so it’s time to shine some light on the qualitative method and how it fits into your dissertation or scholarly research that you’re performing.

While quantitative research requires the collection of numerical data, qualitative research attempts to understand a specific organization or event and does not involve the collection of a numerical sample from a population.

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Topics: PhD Degrees, Scholarly Research, Online Learning, Doctoral Program Tips, College of Health and Human Services, Doctoral Degrees

5 WAYS TO SUCCEED AS A PH.D. STUDENT IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Posted by Daniel Sloan on Mar 10, 2015 12:41:00 PM


Do you have what it takes to be successful in the College of Business Administration’s doctoral program? Pursuing a doctorate is a commitment in both time and money and you will likely want to make the most of the experience. Key factors like motivation and time management will help you guide yourself through a successful Ph.D. program.

These are five qualities that define successful students working towards a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration.

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Topics: PhD Degrees, Online Learning, Business Adminstration, Doctoral Degrees