The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
Part time Doctorate in Aerospace Engineering
The Department's doctoral program is a research-focused degree program with the objective of preparing students for a life of scholarship in mechanical and aerospace engineeri ... +
Ph.D. students prepare a program of study that must be approved by the Faculty Advisor, Department Chair, and the Director of Graduate Programs. This program of study is devel ... +