The PhD accelerated degree programs are becoming more obtainable in a shorter amount of time. See what you can do to get your PhD sooner.
According to a report by the Commission on the Future of Graduate Education in the United States-about 2.5 million jobs will require a master’s, doctoral, or advanced degree between 2008 and 2018.
But the same report contends that finding candidates with the right credentials may be a challenge as less than 25 percent of all doctoral students in the United States complete their degrees within five years and roughly 45 percent complete their degrees within seven years.
American University’s School of Communication is offering a new, innovative PhD program in communication in which students will earn their doctoral degrees in three years.