Definitions for "DOCTORAL DEGREE"
A postgraduate degree that involves at least two years' study after the Master's Degree. More specifically, the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is awarded after two or more years of research, while a minimum of four years is needed for a higher Doctorate such as the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) or Doctor of Literature (D.Litt).
a must for career advancement in the research or academic field in biotechnology
an NIH requirement, and our hospital needs NIH funding for the research we want to conduct
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a significant and serious undertaking