ERIC Number: EJ437934
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Factors Influencing the Decision to Return to Graduate School for Professional Students.
Stoecker, Judith L.
Research in Higher Education, v32 n6 p689-701 Dec 1991
A study of the decisions of 217 physical therapists to return to graduate school looked at background characteristics, college characteristics, college experiences, work experiences, and attitudes toward graduate study. Reasons for returning included primarily professional skill development, and also specialization needs and income enhancement. Other factors were less salient. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
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