Boise, ID (PRWEB) August 3, 2007
Today, distance learners seeking doctoral degrees have more options, thanks to Almeda University's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Theology (ThD), and Doctor of Business Administration curricula in 29 specialized fields of study.
The doctoral degree programs at Almeda University are offered in response to student and employer demand. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, graduates with doctoral degrees can expect to earn $37,265 more annually, on average, than those who hold bachelor degrees. Furthermore, in today's challenging job market, candidates who hold doctoral degrees have a huge competitive advantage. A PhD, ThD, or DBA degree from Almeda University is a clear indication to prospective employers that a job candidate has the things an employer needs most - advanced mastery of academic principles and in-depth experience.
Almeda University doctoral candidates will receive their degrees upon completion of one of the following:
- Develop and compose a thesis that explores in depth an intellectually significant issue related to the selected field of study. This work must be original in approach and reflect a scholarly curiosity in presentation.
- Provide detailed answers to Almeda's essay questions corresponding directly to the field of study. Successful completion of this option requires exhaustive answers to 7 out of 10 focused questions.
- Demonstrate publication of an original article or manuscript relating to the field of study.
Almeda University offers DBA degrees in the following subject areas:
- Business Administration
- Organizational Behavior
- Applied Computer Science
- International Business
- Financial Management
- Management Information Systems
- Public Administration
The PhD programs at Almeda University focus on the following subject areas:
- Biblical Counseling
- Religious Counseling
- Restorative Justice
- Biblical Interpretation
- Pastoral Theology
- Historical Theology
- Islamic Studies
- Christian Studies
- Religious Studies
- Jewish Studies
Almeda University offers ThD degrees in seven specific fields of study:
- Biblical Counseling
- Bible Studies
- Biblical Theology
- Christian Ministry
- Christian Counseling
- Religious Education
- Theological Studies
The Council accredits Almeda University for Distance Education Accreditation, the Association for Online Academic Excellence, and Interfaith Education Ministries. In addition, Almeda is a member of the USA Chamber of E-Commerce, ePublicEye.com, the Association of International Education Assessors, the Netcheck Commerce Bureau, and the National Black Business Trade Association.
Almeda University is an online distance-learning institution that reaches out to students through technology. For more than10 years, Almeda University has put higher education within reach of mature students for whom a traditional classroom environment is impractical or inaccessible. Almeda's programs make learning affordable and attainable by allowing students to more completely focus their time and energy on learning, rather than commuting to and from classes. Students have high praise for the convenience and flexibility of Almeda University's self-paced degree programs.