What would you like to do?
A terminal degree is defined as the "highest" degree available in a particular field. A Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) is an oft mentioned terminal degree in several fields of study. Other terminal degrees include: DA, DBA, Ed.D., DEng, DM, DMus, DMA, DPS, DSc, MD, DPH, et al. The purpose of a terminal degree is to ensure the highest level of competence in a particular discipline and to certify the person's ability to think independently. According to etiquette, only terminal degrees may follow a person's name, e.g., Jane Doe, Ph.D. Most, if not all, terminal degrees merit an earned (as opposed to inherited) title, such as Dr. Jane Doe.
39 people found this useful
Was this answer useful?
Thanks for the feedback!
Arnold Schwarzenegger (it's pronounced shwar-zen-egg-er.) He's the current governer of California and a former bodybuilding champion. Famous for his Austrian accent. 'The Ter…minator' itself is a cyborg with a living skin around it sent by Skynet, a rogue computer network, to kill us all!!!
"The Terminator" is the first of the Terminator series of movies, released in 1984. It is the prequel to Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Te…rminator (4) Salvation. A spinoff series, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles started in 2008 and carried on until cancellation in 2009 :'(.
A terminal is a simple application by which you can communicate commands directly to the underlying operating system in the form of textual input. Typically reserved for advan…ced users and debugging purposes only, it requires prior knowledge in order to be used.
Violation of company rules
you must receive a degree in athletic training. you must go through an athletic training curriculum at a college or university to become elligible to sit for the board o…f certification (BOC) exam. this can be an undergraduate or entry level masters program. a list of schools can be found at caate.net
I think the JD is a first degree. It is a three year first law degree just as in Europe and Canada. The only difference is that most holders of a JD in the USA would have had …a first degree in another discipline, sometimes completely unrelated to law. The LLM and SJD are terminal degree for JD.
Until recently, an M.B.A. was universally considered a terminal degree--because while there are schools that offer a doctorate in Business, it was not considered higher in pro…gression to an M.B.A. This is similar to that a Ph.D. in Law is not a progression of a J.D. in Law (a 2-year degree). Recently, schools have attempted to rectify this by offering a "D.B.A." (versus a Ph.D. in Business.) By definition that there is now a recognized successor to an M.B.A., many HR departments are no longer considering an M.B.A. "terminal," per se. The Department of Education and Department of Labor both consider an M.B.A. terminal, and as such you often see jobs that "absolutely require a Doctorate, or an M.B.A."
It depends on the level of the program. The least amount of time is two years. Still, there are not as many so called terminal degrees today as years ago.
No - you could go on to a Doctoral level.
Well, I suppose HE terminator must be HE-Man's new enemy
3rd quadrant. The four 90 degree quadrants together formed 360 degrees. When a given angle is greater than 360 degrees, subtract 360 from it till a value smaller than 360 is o…btained. In this way, we can determine the quadrant in which the given angle lies. Here the final angle obtained is 211 degrees (1291-3x360=211).
The term "terminal degree" refers to the highest degree you can receive in a particular discipline. In most cases that is a Doctoral degree, With that said - a Master's degree… is usually NOT a terminal degree. There is a good argument that some master's degreees, like an MBA (Master of Business Administration) is the terminal degree in that particular field. You can get a Ph.D. in business, but the empahsis and areas studied are completely different than what is done for an MBA rather than being more extensive and in-depth work in the same same areas. In most disciiplines though, the Doctoral degree is more in depth and specialized than the Masters for the same discipline and thus the Doctorate rathen than the Masters is considered the "terminal degree".
Yes, it is.
No it is not a terminal degree. You would still be pursuing the highest degree which would be a "Doctorate". ABD means "All But Dissertation". Which tells you have met all the… Doctoral requirements EXCEPT writing and being approved by a chosen community of scholars: a dissertation. Afterwards then, having the degree "Doctorate" conferred upon you which is a "terminal degree".
A DMin. is a professional degree but often not considered a terminal degree such as a Ph.D. or a Th.D. This may simply be perception particularly since the DMin. is a practiti…oner's degree, but nonetheless, the latter are considered more rigorous than the DMin. and thus are regarded as higher degrees.