The Doctor of Humane Letters degree is an honorary degree conferred by an institution of higher learning. It is not an earned academic or professional degree, and the honorees who receive a Doctor of Humane Letters degre... More »

Some universities that have offered controversial honorary degrees include Brown University, Fordham University and Marquette University, all of which awarded now-defamed actor Bill Cosby an honorary degree. In addition,... More » Education Colleges & Universities

A complete list of Sandra Brown's novels can be found on her official page hosted by Simon & Schuster Publishers. Her novels are categorized into several different lists, including New York Times bestsellers. She also pu... More » Art & Literature Literature Fiction

Pharm.D. is a professional doctorate degree in pharmacy and stands for Doctor of Pharmacy, while RPh represents a registered pharmacist with a license to practice pharmacy. A Pharm.D. degree is a prerequisite to be licen... More »

A Ph.D. is a specific type of doctorate degree while a doctorate is an advanced post-secondary degree. A Ph.D. stands for doctor of philosophy, even though Ph.D.s can be earned in subjects that are not philosophy like ha... More »

The first steps to obtain a doctorate in medicine are graduating from high school with the best grades possible, obtaining a bachelor's degree in a science or math subject and passing the Medical College Admissions Test.... More » Education Colleges & Universities

Honorary doctorate degrees are certificates awarded by colleges and universities to individuals who have not met the usual requirements to earn a degree. These degrees are usually awarded to visitors or distinguished ind... More » Education Colleges & Universities