Doctoral Degree

We asked 34 job seekers about their Doctoral Degree. This is what they told us:

  • 62% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Doctoral Degree
  • 77% said earning their Doctoral Degree helped them make more money
  • 79% said earning their Doctoral Degree helped them get a job
  • 93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Doctoral Degree

What are people saying about getting a Doctoral Degree?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 30 responses

77% said earning their Doctoral Degree helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 29 responses

79% said earning their Doctoral Degree helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 30 responses

93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Doctoral Degree

Why did you decide to earn your Doctoral Degree?

Based on 34 responses

Required for my current job
18%
Make more money
12%
Changing careers
6%
Get an edge over other candidates
9%
Help my career progression
62%
Other
26%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 17 responses

Physician View jobs
18%
Lecturer View jobs
12%
Principal View jobs
12%
Assistant Professor View jobs
12%
Sales Manager View jobs
6%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Doctoral Degree?

14 people answered

“I want to do research in school or institute.”

Sept. 16, 2019

“Where to go searching for a work opportunity.”

Sept. 7, 2019

“I wish I had been more diverse in choosing the major.”

June 18, 2019

“PhDs over qualify you for many things.”

June 17, 2019

“I wish I knew the extent of the rigours involved.”

March 25, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Doctoral Degree?

13 people answered

“Make sure you have the time for it, and choose good supervisor.”

Sept. 18, 2019

“I suggest to my friends to study more, because it plays an important role in their future.”

Sept. 9, 2019

“Take a moment and think about what is your target, and how would this certificate advance your potentials to boost your career and to benefit those whom you care for.”

Sept. 7, 2019

“Prepare to spend a lot of time on research”

Aug. 21, 2019

“Prepare to spend a lot of time on research”

Aug. 21, 2019
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