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How many credits are needed for Ph.D Degree?
April 09, 2010 5:21PM
The amount of credits required for a PhD is dependent on the institution, program of study, with or without a masters, etc. The amount of credits can run in the forties and up. The PhD, typically takes approximately four years beyond the bachelors degree.
Four years?? The Masters typically requires 2 (or 2 plus a summer). The PhD *course work* is typically 3 to 4. The disseration typically adds another 2 to 4. So, you're talking about between 7 and 10 years beyond the bachelors degree.