Marywood University Offers Accelerated Path to Doctoral Degree Completion
Those who have already invested time, money, and efforts into pursuing doctoral studies, but haven’t quite finished (also known as “All But Dissertation” or ABD), now have an accelerated path to degree completion at Marywood University, even if they did their coursework at another institution. Set to begin in the fall 2023 semester, the ABD degree completion program is currently accepting applicants.
Marywood University’s Ph.D. Program in Strategic Leadership and Administrative Studies offers those individuals in the ABD category the opportunity to finish their doctoral studies without retaking or repeating the courses already taken. The ABD pathway is specifically designed for professionals who are seeking to complete their doctoral studies and earn their Ph.D. without taking time off from their careers. The fully online program features 18 online credits; 9 credits of coursework and 9 online dissertation credits.
“Regardless of when or where their doctoral coursework was initially taken, students can pursue the final step of the process at Marywood and earn their well-deserved doctoral degree from an accredited, reputable university,” said Alexander Dawoody, Ph.D., program director of Marywood’s doctoral program in strategic leadership and administrative studies. “In as little as two years of study in our program, they can add a Ph.D. degree to their list of professional accomplishments.”
For more information about Marywood University’s online doctoral program in strategic leadership and administrative studies, including the ABD completion program, visit the Ph.D. Program in Strategic Leadership and Administrative Studies or contact Marywood University Admissions by email at GoGrad@marywood.edu or by phone at 570-348-6234.
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