PhD Degree in Central America and Caribbean

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A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.

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Doctorate in Parapsychology

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Online & Campus Combined Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

The Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy programmes in Parapsychology seek to provide evidenced-based instruction and opportunities for significant research to mature individuals with a clear interest in understanding complex, often misrepresented and misunderstood phenomena of human life. [+]

The Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy programmes in Parapsychology seek to provide evidenced-based instruction and opportunities for significant research to mature individuals with a clear interest in understanding complex, often misrepresented and misunderstood phenomena of human life. These phenomena visions, intuitions, beliefs in so-called psychic phenomena, in survival beyond bodily death, in reincarnation and so on have been foundational to many spiritual and secular philosophies of life, not to mention essential to the debate between materialism and spirituality, and to what it means to be human.

These Programmes will be taught with required online courses, followed by a dissertation or thesis. In addition, a Postgraduate Certificate and as well as a Post-Doctoral Diploma are offered without the dissertation or thesis requirements.... [-]


Doctorate in Social Work

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

The primary mission of the educational programmes in Social Work is consistent with the mission of the profession: to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. [+]

Instructional Philosophy and Mission

The primary mission of the educational programmes in Social Work is consistent with the mission of the profession: to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. The Social Work Doctoral Programme philosophy at IUGS reflects this mission. A historic and defining feature of Social Work is the profession’s focus on individual well-being in a social context and the well-being of society. Fundamental to Social Work is attention to the environmental forces that create, contribute to and address problems in living.... [-]


Doctorate in Arts and Science

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Online & Campus Combined Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) may be undertaken in any discipline within the Arts or Sciences. The degree offers ABDs or those who have earned sixty-six graduate credits from an accredited institution the opportunity to complete their doctoral studies. [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) may be undertaken in any discipline within the Arts or Sciences. The degree offers ABDs or those who have earned sixty-six graduate credits from an accredited institution the opportunity to complete their doctoral studies.

Sixty-six graduate credits are needed for transfer. These credits may be taken prior to or after admission. An additional twenty-seven credits are to be earned at International University for Graduate Studies. Candidates are required to undertake six credits of non-classroom research and design, which is the foundation for the eighteen credit doctoral dissertation and oral defense. In addition, a three-credit eight-day doctoral seminar is required. The sixty-six transferred credits and the additional twenty-seven credits which are earned at IUGS will total ninety-three credits and will meet the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy.... [-]


Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

Marriage and Family Therapy [+]

MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY

The programme is ideal for mid-career professionals who have academic backgrounds in marriage and family therapy along with considerable clinical practice experience. Many degree candidates are seasoned clinicians with successful histories of marriage and family therapy practice. A doctoral degree is relevant for marriage and family professionals whose career paths have led them to leadership roles in organizational management, higher education, coaching, public policy, and consulting. Each programme is dedicated to maintaining a standard of excellence while understanding the needs of adult learners who are busy professionals.

Candidates interact with faculty and staff in a rich, supportive learning community. Degree candidates will study with scholars and professionals from other universities, non-profit organizations, public agencies, local government, international organizations, school systems, private clinical practice, and health care delivery systems. Studies are tailored to the specific learning needs of each individual.... [-]


Doctorate in Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction [+]

Philosophy

The primary mission of the educational programmes in Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction coursework is:

To develop competent, critical reviewers and well-informed researchers, professors, and clinicians; To enhance and promote a comprehensive basis for teaching, researching and practicing Christian Counselling and Spiritual Direction; To promote systems that respect the diversity of client populations as well as approaches to research, teaching and clinical practice; To advance the body of academic literature within the field through the promotion of research outcomes and analysis, research and clinical ethics, teaching and clinical effectiveness, special populations, evidence-based practice, and mental health concerns; To inculcate excellence and critical thinking within the field. Outcomes ... [-]

Doctorate in Organisational and Political Psychology

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

IUGS students are typically mid-career professionals who completed post-baccalaureate coursework. Students who need additional coursework to fulfill their requirements will be provided the opportunity to take the course(s) at another accredited institution or through independent study at IUGS. [+]

Instructional Philosophy

IUGS students are typically mid-career professionals who completed post-baccalaureate coursework. Students who need additional coursework to fulfill their requirements will be provided the opportunity to take the course(s) at another accredited institution or through independent study at IUGS. Coursework submitted for advanced standing transfer credit must be approved by the Dean. The coursework must be relevant to the students’ academic and/or professional goals and be consistent with the degree that is to be earned. Professional experience is required of all of our students, although IUGS grants no credit for “life experience.”

Degrees Offered IUGS offers a PhD, Doctor of Organisational and Political Psychology, and Master of Science degrees. Students may choose to declare and pursue a specialty in either Organisational Psychology or Political Psychology. Students are eligible for conferral of the PhD with the completion of a research-based dissertation, using an action learning framework. Students are eligible for conferral of the Doctor of Organisational and Political Psychology degree with the completion of a Doctoral Project showing the application of their learning to an applied area of interest. Students are eligible for conferral of the Master of Science degree with the completion of a Master’s research-oriented thesis, using an action learning framework. The PhD dissertation tends to be theoretical and involves more secondary then primary research. The MSc project tends to seek a practical solution or outcome for a question or need. It involves more primary then secondary research. All students will demonstrate mastery of the competencies through a... [-]

Doctorate in Library Science

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Library and Information Science is available to librarians who are ABD or have two masters' degrees, one that is ALA accredited Library Science and one in another discipline, or the equivalent coursework. [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Library and Information Science is available to librarians who are ABD or have two masters' degrees, one that is ALA accredited Library Science and one in another discipline, or the equivalent coursework. The Ph.D. in Library and Information Science is designed to fill a professional need by librarians and focused on the mission of International University for Graduate Studies (IUGS). The length of time to complete the Ph.D. degree varies. To be sure, most candidates can complete their doctoral requirements in six (6) to eighteen (18) months. Of course, this depends on their level of enthusiasm, practical experience, the frequency in connecting with the mentor, and personal commitment to life-long endeavors.... [-]


Doctorate in Management and Applied Economics

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2019 Dominica Portsmouth

IUGS’s Management and Applied Economics Programme have a primary mission to enhance the student’s ability to serve his or her profession through graduate degree studies. [+]

Background and Philosophy

Applied economics is a social science discipline that combines economic concepts and business practices in order to make the process of decision making more effective.

Management may be defined as a function that coordinates the effects of people to accomplish goals and objectives using available resources effectively and efficiently. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, as well as controlling an organization to accomplish an objective, a goal or set of goals.

After World War II, in the 1940’s, economist, Joel Dean, Ph.D. wrote and consulted with organizations by applying microeconomics, specifically the “theory of the firm” to improve the decision making process.... [-]


Program management skills

ADEN Tegucigalpa
Campus Full time 130 hours February 2019 Honduras Tegucigalpa

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]

Program management skills

ADEN campus Panamá
Campus Full time 130 hours March 2019 Panama Panama City

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]

Program management skills

ADEN campus Guatemala
Campus Full time 130 hours February 2019 Guatemala Guatemala City

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]

Program management skills

ADEN campus Republica Domincana
Campus Full time 130 hours January 2019 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]

Program management skills

ADEN campus Salvador
Campus Full time 130 hours February 2019 El Salvador San Salvador

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]

Program management skills

ADEN Costa Rica
Campus Full time 130 hours February 2019 Costa Rica San José

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]