To Ph.D. or Not to Ph.D.?

Article | ASME (January 1, 2013)

You’re speeding along in your career when suddenly you see the top executives in your company have doctorates. Or you’re getting ready to graduate with your B.S. and don’t know whether to go for the doctorate while you’re already in “student mode” or get some income coming in. It brings up that great question: To Ph.D. or not to Ph.D.?