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doctorate

The degree or status of a doctor as conferred by a university. A higher postgraduate qualification. See also DOCTOR OF MEDICINE.
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While enrollment in undergraduate accounting programs has risen in recent years--and increasing numbers of candidates are sitting for the CPA Exam--the number of accounting doctorates awarded annually are at their lowest level in decades.
The early 1970s were a terrible time for new doctorates because R&D spending crashed after the moon landing.
In ranking number one, NSU awarded a total of 89 doctorate degrees to African Americans (all disciplines combined), and Howard University, Washington, D.
About 88 percent of SEH doctorate holders resided in the United States and 12 percent abroad.
Importantly, they further comment on the significant expansion in professional doctorates since the mid-1990s with increases in psychology (267%), health (250%) and administration (200%).
Universities often see long times to the doctorate as problematic because of the large investments, including financial support to students, they make in graduate education.
With the emergence of nurse practitioners in a number of clinical areas it is debated whether these nurses should be educated within Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs that have an emphasis on the translation of research into practice, rather than the actual conduct of research (Brar et al 2010; Edwardson 2010; Chase and Pruitt 2006; Meleis and Dracup 2005).
The data show that 58 percent of the Iranians receiving science and engineering doctorates between 2008 and 2011 expressed firm plans to stay in the United States.
by GARRETH MACNAMEE LEGENDARY band The Chieftains have received an honorary doctorate for their outstanding contribution to music.
The demand for accounting doctorates is huge and continues to grow as older faculty retire.
Surprisingly those people with higher education in Taiwan encounter more difficulties in the job market: The jobless rate amid masters and doctorates rarely exceeded 3%, but rose to 3.