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A few things I have learned so far:
- Although I started out searching for 'hybrid' programs and had some decent results, I found out another applicable search term is 'low residency', which is a term I have never heard of before.
- You have to specifically search for Ph.D. or Ed.D. if you want one or the other. 'Doctoral' can be used for both types of programs.
- I am surprised to see how much the credit hours range with the programs. Most are 60, but one in my search is over 100.
- I plan on having a colleague help me out with the accreditation category because I'm not sure how to easily rank the results.
Mission 4: Organize ResultsFor the past few weeks I have been collecting Ph.D. programs in my Google bookmarks list. To organize the information, I started a simple Google Spreadsheet to compare the programs. This will make it easy to order the programs when it comes down to the final ranking.
Mission 5: RankingI believe that I should first rank the categories by order of importance to me, and that will help me to attribute the scores. These are my top categories:
- Credit Hours