What is doctorate?

  • (noun): One of the highest academic degrees conferred by a university.
    Synonyms: doctor's degree


A doctorate is an academic degree or professional degree that, in most countries, qualifies the holder to teach in the specific field of their certificate.

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Doctorate - Practice By Country - United States - Professional Degrees
... the United States, numerous fields of study have professional doctorates, such as medicine/osteopathic medicine, public health, dentistry, optometry ... Professional doctorates were developed in the United States in the 19th century during a movement to improve the training of professionals by raising the requirements for entry and completion of the degree ... The first professional doctorate to be offered in the United States was the M.D ...
Stephen Henry Roberts - Honours
1948 Honorary doctorate, University of Bristol, England 1953 Honorary doctorate, Durham University, England 1956 Honorary doctorate, University of British Columbia, Canada 1956 Companion of the ...
Clotaire Rapaille
... Born in France, he has a doctorate from La Sorbonne ... of Political Science, a Masters of Psychology, and a Doctorate of Medical Anthropology from the Universite De Paris - Sorbonne." However, several elements of his biography, including his client list and the field ...
List Of Awards And Nominations Received By Amitabh Bachchan - Honorary Doctorate
... 2004 – Honorary Doctorate by the Jhansi University. 2006 – Honorary Doctorate Degree on by his Alma Mater University of Delhi. 2011 – Honorary Doctorate by the Queensland University of Technology in Australia for his contribution to the world of entertainment ...
Giridhar Gamang - Doctorate
... He was awarded honorarey doctorate from some universitey at deradun. ...