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Associate Degrees


 

At the associate degree level, programs in liberal arts and health sciences comprised half of the degrees earned. Associate degrees were generally awarded in the applied sciences for entry-level jobs in health care, law enforcement, and culinary arts.

Associate Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2014

Associate Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2014

Source: U.S. Department of Education, IPEDS Completion Survey


Associate degrees awarded by Minnesota postsecondary institutions

Name of Program 2004-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14
Agriculture and Agricultural Operations1041041061151279410111811297
Architecture594227241012
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies2141023
Biological and biomedical sciences37911161129333842
Business, management, and marketing1,7811,8501,9321,9842,0662,1992,4272,2152,4412,212
Communication, journalism, and related programs345268253204195172841068664
Communications technologies9810092251223225337337262185
Computer and information sciences868610564490555752927968958859
Construction trades169198214215188217238228196204
Education5810311274104183202161231283
Engineering81947615114015091103111173
Engineering technologies772637642715785716877836779781
English language and literature12342117
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences161202205140230182187223214203
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics37313429262519232740
Health professions and related clinical sciences4,0844,2774,6044,7994,7765,2195,7555,4806,2725,754
Legal professions and studies212223252252311333389347339287
Liberal arts and sciences4,3034,4314,5804,7104,8255,2006,0436,2616,6667,343
Library science1342528788
Mathematics and statistics1234166116
Mechanic and repair technologies359297296361417445340456390449
Multi/interdisciplinary studies2139114873207206208
Natural resources and conservation6176597065115951059385
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies38396680707671745865
Personal and culinary services547191356464468451416485277172
Philosophy and religious studies21111~~
Physical sciences254511914232125
Precision production294139435879756585105
Psychology1310131186133511
Public administration and social service professions93119143126123129178188239199
Science technologies/technicians2481014429231
Security and protective services6737318268418849049869641,111965
Social sciences6127544521
Theology and religious vocations101337222328331667
Transportation and materials moving401653665910364596068
Visual and performing arts680591496475466537594578525493
 
Total15,69215,32716,08916,73617,26218,62820,71220,73421,88421,427

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS Completion Surveys