Why Earn a Ph.D?
Are you interested in earning a Ph.D.? There are many reasons that you may benefit from doing so.
- It is the most advanced research degree in academia
- The capstone academic degree in most academic disciplines
- The academic degree that certifies recipients for careers in the research community and higher education
- Opens more doors of opportunity in the field of higher education
- Develops a solid foundation for career success and mobility
- Provides opportunities through research to ask and answer questions of importance to society
Long term benefits of the Ph.D.
- Lower unemployment rates
- Higher lifetime earned income
- Greater likelihood for leadership and supervisory positions