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Medical Training Doctorate Degrees

The doctorate degree in medical training is the highest degree that can be awarded or given to any student. To be eligible for doctorate study, you must first earn a bachelor's and master’s degree. If you are interested in obtaining a doctorate degree, you should first choose a subject of study. Then choose a school that is recognized for their excellence in the subject. You can find some schools with programs right online, like Kaplan University.

There are three types of doctorate degrees: professional, research/terminal, and honorary.  A professional doctorate degree is given in a wide range of medical disciplines such as Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology, Chiropractic, Osteopathic Medicine and Physical Therapy.  A doctorate degree in medical training is an excellent choice for graduates who have completed their bachelor’s degree and are looking to pursue a higher career in the medical field.  Doctorate degrees vary depending on the specialty.  The doctorate degree may take up to six years to complete, with the time varying from one specialization to another.  Aside from academic programs, coursework is also given and may be completed in as few as four semesters. Time must be spent for research so that the student may prepare for a dissertation.

Entry into a doctorate degree in medical training program also varies by institution.  Most require a pre-entry screening and examination, previous undergraduate or graduate level work, and recommendation letters. Doctoral degrees bring more prestigious career opportunities and, in many cases, higher wages and honor.



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    Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning.

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