doctor's degree

noun
1.
any of several academic degrees of the highest rank, as the Ph.D. or Ed.D., awarded by universities and some colleges for completing advanced work in graduate school or a professional school.
2.
an honorary degree conferring the title of doctor upon the recipient, as with the LL.D. degree.
3.
a degree awarded to a graduate of a school of medicine, dentistry, or veterinary science.
Also called doctorate (for defs 1, 2).
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Please list where and when you completed your doctor's degree.
It's not easy to do- raising a family, holding a full time job, and getting a doctor's degree.
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