University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies survey finds millennials place high value on doctoral degrees compared with generational counterparts


As the job market becomes increasingly global and competitive, a new survey reveals that millennials hold educational attainment and advanced degrees in high esteem.

When it comes to the perceived value of a doctoral education in the workforce, 78 percent of millennials agree that professionals with doctoral-level education are perceived as superior in the workplace, compared with 67 percent of U.S. adults overall, including Gen Xers and baby boomers, according to a recent survey by Harris Poll commissioned by University of Phoenix...

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