Time to complete a doctorate degree, by field of study
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center, National Center for Education Statistics in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Degrees, Academic -- United States -- Statistics

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ContributionsEducational Resources Information Center (U.S.), National Center for Education Statistics.
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Open LibraryOL16302656M

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