A recent census shows that only 7.6% of US citizens hold a Master’s degree and only 2.9% hold a Doctorate. People with advanced degrees are expected to be leaders in their specialties and this requires leadership skills, social skills, and continuing your education through literature review and professional contacts.
As a University of Wyoming graduate you will become a scientific leader directing a research team. This requires:
Social skills are becoming ever more complex in today’s world. At one time socials skills meant good etiquette: a firm handshake and confident persona. Today people socialize through electronic media and may never meet the person face-to-face. Our professional development course teaches our students the following:
In many respects your education only begins when you receive your advanced degree. At the bachelor level you may be hired to use the skills you know; at the doctorate level you will most likely be hired to discover new materials, new methods, or new applications and processes. This starts you on a life-long commitment to continuing education. At the University of Wyoming we will provide you with examples of: