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Master's Degrees


 

At the master's degree level, programs where a master's degree is required for job entry or job advancement comprised the majority of awards. Education, business, and health science fields comprised three-quarters of degrees earned.

Master's Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2012

Master's Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2012


Master's Degrees Awarded by Minnesota Postsecondary Institutions

Name of Program CIP Classification 2002-03* 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12
Agricultural Sciences51354429273640392835
Architecture59679596120143146162129142
Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender Studies9991581310161013
Biological and Biomedical Sciences114106122141124155141158149162
Business Management and Admin Services1,6962,0652,1412,4262,8093,2863,7444,0704,2204,229
Communications, Journalism and Related Programs45417850446072788081
Communications Technologies172810139172052
Computer and Information Sciences370435447422470491483500513595
Education3,8115,1146,3918,0107,9948,2837,8328,1377,8215,908
Engineering415456429352278309344346384440
Engineering Related Technologies32352148626156597787
English Language and Literature155143162178171220218202128201
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1340555575122159161199257
Foreign Languages21212927262030292020
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences7847858639551,3841,8702,2362,9663,4763,854
History27162424211716101816
Legal Professions and Studies40322637362735334251
Liberal Arts, General Studies, and Humanities801307975525350464444
Library Science421286048
Mathematics and Statistics2139557564546286106100
Multi-Interdisciplinary Studies1087064666882699684109
Natural Resources and Conservation35483943423928223124
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies71654864647356869997
Philosophy and Religious Studies31364931352419333745
Physical Sciences34423353416674857575
Psychology5116305807037808391,1671,2741,5201,433
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4645546667339591,0251,2481,4661,6831,699
Science Technologies257864810511
Security and Protective Services204969106157136168199230240
Social Sciences5660898489123123111128157
Theology and Religious Vocations159170229175234240408382329364
Visual and Performing Arts96118118119148132113137118141
 
Total9,34711,44413,07115,21316,39718,02419,19621,03221,84520,678

*2002 data based on the reclassified CIPS 2000. Includes double majors starting in 2001.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS Completion Surveys