Changing Doctorates: Grad Schools Preview the Shape of Ph.D.s to Come

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Science  06 Oct 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5233, pp. 128
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5233.128


While policy-makers and educators are thinking hard about making a more marketable Ph.D., a few universities have actually taken steps to equip their students with a broader doctorate. Some of those steps are examined here, and a sidebar takes a peek at a new science master's program, tailored for industry employment.