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Doctor of Philosophy

n
(Education) a doctorate awarded for original research in any subject except law, medicine, or theology. Abbreviation: PhD or DPhil

Doc′tor of Philos′ophy


n.
1. a doctor's degree awarded for advanced studies in the humanities or the social, behavioral, or pure sciences.
2. a person who has been awarded this degree. Abbr.: Ph.D.
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Noun1.Doctor of Philosophy - a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
Ph.D., PhD - a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study
DPhil - a British doctorate
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She is pursuing a doctorate of philosophy degree in higher education and student affairs, with a specialization in higher education administration and policy.
Patel earned a doctorate of philosophy in Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping Analysis with honors from Nova Southeastern University and a master's in International Business in Business Administration, magna cum laude.
Her education includes a doctorate of philosophy and a master of science degree in educational leadership and policy analysis, with a focus on career technical and adult education, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; a bachelor of vocational education from California State University-Long Beach; and an associate of arts from the City College of San Francisco.
Fleishaker received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and his doctorate of philosophy degree in Pharmaceutical Science with a major area of concentration in pharmacokinetics/biopharmaceutics from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in Lexington.
In 1999, he was awarded the first Doctorate of Philosophy from the Institute of Railway Studies in York.
He received his doctorate of philosophy from London's Royal College of Music.
Petersburg while obtaining a doctorate of philosophy, but by 1924 had abandoned the stage for cinema.
KHAIRPUR -- The Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU) Khairpur on Sunday awarded an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.
at the London School of Economics and in 1982 he was awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy from the same University (Ph.
Even if means going back to school to obtain a masters' or a doctorate of philosophy degree in a given field.
ISLAMABAD -- President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday felicitated Pakistan Peoples Party's Senator Jahangir Badar on the award of Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.
after the Harvard Graduate School of Education announced that it would rename its 90-year-old Education Doctorate to a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.