PhD Programs

A PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, is a postgraduate degree conferred by universities. It is the top academic degree available in a field.

The completion of a PhD can result in significantly improved career prospects. Students or professionals interested in leadership, academia, consulting, research and entrepreneurship, a PhD degree can offer an advantage or a required qualification.

Many universities around the world offer PhD programs. It is common for students to specialize in a field such as Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Sustainability, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, etc.

The variety of different PhD programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular PhD degrees listed below.

Newly added PhDs

PhD in Information Studies

PhD in Information Studies

October 15, 2016
The PhD program at Maryland's iSchool offers an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching provided by faculty at this leading public research university.

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science

PhD in Physics (Focused on Education)

October 14, 2016
Doctoral program Physics – Didactics of Physics provides the opportunity for university educated professionals in the field of physical education to deepen their knowledge and training in fields they encounter in their professional and scientific activities.

Central European University, School of Public Policy

PhD in Political Science, Public Policy Track

October 12, 2016
The Doctoral Program in Public Policy is a specialized track in the Political Science PhD Program run by the CEU Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations. CEU is an English-language graduate school in Budapest, Hungary that is accredited in the United States and Hungary.