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Doctoral Degree

An academic degree beyond the level of a master’s degree that typically represents the highest level of formal study or research in a given field. The doctor’s degree classification includes, but is not limited to, such degrees as Doctor of Education, Doctor of Juridical Science, Doctor of Public Health, and Doctor of Philosophy in any field such as agronomy, food technology, education, engineering, public administration, radiology, or ophthalmology.