The Universidad de Costa Rica and Tecnológico de Costa Rica have created a program to award a doctoral degree in engineering. The universities said this is the first degree of its kind in Central America.
The announcement said that the schools are responding to the new demands of the national and regional market for research and innovation in technology.
The doctorate is a research degree, and the announcement said that students would create original solutions to problems in various sectors of society. Application to the program is open until Nov. 12. More information and requirements are HERE!