Please forward this error screen to sharedip-13214819290. In the United States and some other countries, there are also some types of vocational, technical, or professional degrees that are referred to as doctorates.
Professional doctorates have historically come about to meet the needs of practitioners in a variety of disciplines. The term doctor derives from Latin, meaning “teacher” or “instructor”. Catholic church, which required the applicant to pass a test, to take an oath of allegiance and pay a fee. Middle Ages included only theology, law, and medicine.
University doctoral training was a form of apprenticeship to a guild. The traditional term of study before new teachers were admitted to the guild of “Masters of Arts” was seven years, matching the apprenticeship term for other occupations. University degrees, including doctorates, were originally restricted to men.