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Research Doctorate Programs in the United States: Continuity and Change

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Research Doctorate Programs in the United States

Continuity and Change (1995)

Doctoral programs at U.S. universities play a critical role in the development of human resources both in the United States and abroad. This volume reports the results of an extensive study of U.S. research-doctorate programs in five broad fields: physical sciences and mathematics, engineering, social and behavioral sciences, biological sciences, and the humanities.

Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States documents changes that have taken place in the size, structure, and quality of doctoral education since the widely used 1982 editions. This update provides selected information on nearly 4,000 doctoral programs in 41 subdisciplines at 274 doctorate-granting institutions.

This volume also reports the results of the National Survey of Graduate Faculty, which polled a sample of faculty for their views on the scholarly quality of program faculty and the effectiveness of doctoral programs in preparing research scholars/scientists.

This much-anticipated update of such an essential reference will be useful to education administrators, university faculty, and students seeking authoritative information on doctoral programs.

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National Research Council. 1995. Research Doctorate Programs in the United States: Continuity and Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/4915.

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768 pages | 8.5 x 11 | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-309-05094-4
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/4915

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