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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 2013

Associate Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2013

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


Associate degrees awarded by Minnesota postsecondary institutions

Name of Program 2003-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13
Agriculture and Agricultural Operations12910410410611512794101118112
Architecture5942272410
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies214102~~
Biological and biomedical sciences2379111611293338
Business, management, and marketing1,6811,7811,8501,9321,9842,0662,1992,4272,2152,441
Communication, journalism, and related programs2633452682532041951728410686
Communications technologies/technicians1089810092251223225337337262
Computer and information sciences931868610564490555752927968958
Construction trades202169198214215188217238228196
Education715810311274104183202161231
Engineering8981947615114015091103111
Engineering technologies/technicians891772637642715785716877836779
English language and literature/letters123421
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences179161202205140230182187223214
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics33373134292625192327
Health professions and related clinical sciences3,0814,0844,2774,6044,7994,7765,2195,7555,4806,272
Legal professions and studies204212223252252311333389347339
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities4,1744,3034,4314,5804,7104,8255,2006,0436,2616,666
Library science134252878
Mathematics and statistics123416611
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians291359297296361417445340456390
Multi/interdisciplinary studies2139114873207206
Natural resources and conservation6761765970651159510593
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies18383966807076717458
Personal and culinary services460547191356464468451416485277
Philosophy and religious studies421111
Physical sciences42545119142321
Precision production26294139435879756585
Psychology813101311861335
Public administration and social service professions7193119143126123129178188239
Science technologies/technicians2248101442923
Security and protective services6256737318268418849049869641,111
Social sciences2612754452
Theology and religious vocations3910133722232833166
Transportation and materials moving344016536659103645960
Visual and performing arts631680591496475466537594578525
 
Total14,32015,69215,32716,08916,73617,26218,62820,71220,73421,884

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS Completion Surveys