Which PhD is the shortest?

You’ve probably seen thick theses that are too heavy to lift with one hand… but have you ever thought about how short a PhD thesis is?

Well, John Edensor Littlewood once famously asked the question “could a two-line thesis deserve a scholarship” – and it seems he meant it.

Don’t stuff yourself

When our body is under a lot of stress, it tends to react in different ways. Our heart rate increases, we sweat profusely, or we have blurred vision, indicating that we are having problems.

Did you know that memory performance drops significantly after about 20 minutes after this stress attack? This is the main reason why cramming is never helpful.

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is located in Baltimore, Maryland, commonly known as Johns Hopkins or JHU. The school was founded in 1876 and was named after its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur Johns Hopkins. He dedicated $7 million to fund a hospital and university, and at the time, it was the largest philanthropic gift in US history. Johns Hopkins is considered the leading research university in the United States. Today, the school enrolls more than 20,000 students from the United States and around the world. Notable alumni of Johns Hopkins University include a wide range of people, including several Nobel laureates, and Woodrow Wilson the first certified laureate. Michael Bloomberg, Paul Rabil, Wilder Penfield and Bert Vogelstein are among the many students at Johns Hopkins University.

The Johns Hopkins School of Education offers graduate students an online Doctorate in Education (EdD) program designed to be flexible so that participants can tailor their studies to their particular educational environment. The PhD program is highly competitive with limited entries each year and applicants from all over the world. As a result, graduates of the program are known to set high standards for educational leadership. They are also able to use their knowledge and apply practices to improve academic achievement and to overcome challenges in their field related to improved learning and achievement. Students applying to the program must select a major. The specializations currently on offer are Urban Leadership, Mind, Brain & Teaching and Entrepreneurial Leadership in Education. The program will last between 3 and 4 years and students must complete their thesis in seven years.

Are the shortest doctoral courses also the simplest?

No matter what type of doctoral program you enroll in, obtaining doctoral degrees requires significant commitment. While faster or shorter online doctoral programs help students earn their doctorate in less time, online doctoral programs have a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum that can be completed faster and require hard work, determination and dedication.

Unlike its traditional equivalent, the online doctorate in psychology or doctorate in general psychology is one of the shortest doctoral programs available. Instead of the 6-8 year program, an accelerated Doctor of Psychology program can be completed in less than three years.

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