SURVEY OF EARNED DOCTORATES (SED)
WEB REGISTRATION OPTION
on completing your doctorate!
Survey of Earned Doctorates is the definitive source of information on the
nation’s new research doctorates. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation
and five other Federal agencies and conducted by NORC, the SED is critical to
understanding in what specialty areas doctorates are produced and their
post-graduation employment plans. Results are used by government as well as
academic institutions to make decisions about graduate education funding,
developing new programs and supporting existing ones.
ability of the survey to accurately describe doctorate earners depends on
obtaining responses from all doctorate degree recipients. Your response affects
decisions made for the future generations of doctorate recipients.
SED is pleased to introduce our new electronic registration process. Research
doctorate recipients will now be able to register directly via the web and
instantaneously receive a PIN and password as well as the URL to the survey.
With this information, you can access and complete the survey all on-line. The
registration URL is:
you have any questions about the web survey, please do not hesitate to contact