Doctor Degree Overview
The University of the Potomac provides professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel in the academy, business and industry, government, consulting and non-profits. A doctor degree positions you as a thought leader in your respective field and your work contributes to the body of knowledge. Earning a doctor from the University of the Potomac addresses real world needs facing organizations, critical social issues, and advances community capacity and industry growth.
We offer the following Doctor programs: (not available to F1 students)
Important Note for Student Researchers
It is the researcher’s responsibility to make sure that the IRB application and all supporting materials are submitted to [email protected]. The IRB staff always confirms receipt of IRB materials. Data collection should not commence prior to receiving explicit IRB approval from [email protected].
WHAT IS IRB APPROVAL?The Institutional Review Board (IRB) consists of faculty, terminally qualified and experienced in conducting research and/or leading academic research studies. The IRB is responsible for ensuring that all University of the Potomac research complies with the university’s ethical standards and meets U.S. federal regulations and any applicable international guidelines. IRB approval indicates the institution’s official assessment is that the potential risks of the study are outweighed by the potential benefits.
Outside of the explicit dates and terms of IRB approval, researchers are not entitled to any protections, recognition, funding, or other support provided by University of the Potomac