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Top PhD Programs

PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of Philosophy, and is usually awarded after completing extensive research in a specified field of study. This research must significantly contribute to the current knowledge base, and must be completed with a dissertation or thesis. Often the dissertation or thesis must be defended in front of a panel of experts in the field and only after successful defense, the degree of PhD is conferred. A PhD degree usually takes a minimum of 4 years to complete, but sometimes longer depending on the student, university, and program.

There are many universities and programs that offer top PhD programs internationally. Students wishing to continue their education have a wide range of top PhD programs options, which include doctoral programs in health professions, psychology, engineering, education, biological sciences, and biomedical sciences. There are top PhD programs in each country, so students considering a PhD have a number of countries to choose from.

Have a look at some of the top PhD programs listed below - you might find the top PhD program you are searching for!

Newly Added Programs

North Dakota State University - Graduate School
USA, Fargo
ICADE Business School
Spain, Madrid
Westford University College
United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, + 19 More
Toulouse School of Management TSM
France, Toulouse
Esami Business School
Tanzania, Arusha, + 9 More
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
USA, Stanford
National Chung Hsing University
Taiwan, Taichung
Harrison Middleton University
USA, Tempe
Columbia University School of Social Work
USA, New York
Columbia University Columbia Business School
USA, Manhattan
Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
USA, Auburn
University of New Mexico - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
USA, Albuquerque

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