Education students featured in ABJ story on graduate students pushing through to complete dissertations


Alumna Amy Hollingsworth and Doctoral Candidate Mark Dalman are featured in an Akron Beacon Journal story on graduate student pushing through to complete dissertations.

The University of Akron bestowed 110 doctorates last year while enrolling 814 doctoral students. UA awarded 1,106 master’s degrees from an enrollment of 2,933.

The time needed to complete doctorates varies widely but it must be done within 10 years. UA said its completion performance is in line with national rates.

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