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2 PhD Programs in Chinese 2023


The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

As businesses and industries expand to include multiple countries, it is important that business leaders are able to communicate in more than one language. The study of Chinese generally includes mastery of common sentence patterns and words. Students should expect to hone listening, speaking and reading skills.

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