Degrees and Other Awards Earned from Minnesota Postsecondary Institutions by Level of Study, Program and Gender, 2005-06
   Women   Men   Total 
 No.   %   No.   %   No.   % 
Sub-baccalaureate certificates and diplomas
Health professions and related clinical sciences       5,730 59%          969 11%          6,699 37%
Construction trades             44 0%       2,240 26%          2,284 13%
Personal and culinary services       1,828 19%          179 2%          2,007 11%
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians             72 1%       1,786 21%          1,858 10%
Business, management, and marketing          943 10%          448 5%          1,391 8%
Precision production             10 0%          737 9%              747 4%
Security and protective services          110 1%          455 5%              565 3%
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences             72 1%          451 5%              523 3%
Engineering technologies/technicians             32 0%          459 5%              491 3%
Transportation and materials moving             33 0%          326 4%              359 2%
Computer and information sciences          106 1%          207 2%              313 2%
Visual and performing arts          118 1%          111 1%              229 1%
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences          204 2%               2 0%              206 1%
Communications technologies/technicians             38 0%             82 1%              120 1%
Education             76 1%             23 0%                99 1%
Legal professions and studies             69 1%               7 0%                76 0%
Theology and religious vocations             22 0%             36 0%                58 0%
Communication, journalism, and related programs             29 0%             27 0%                56 0%
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics             50 1%               3 0%                53 0%
Public administration and social service professions             18 0%             11 0%                29 0%
Natural resources and conservation               5 0%             18 0%                23 0%
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies             19 0%              -   0%                19 0%
Library science             14 0%               4 0%                18 0%
Mathematics               1 0%             10 0%                11 0%
Social sciences               4 0%               2 0%                   6 0%
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies               2 0%               2 0%                   4 0%
Multi/interdisciplinary studies               2 0%               1 0%                   3 0%
Science technologies/technicians               2 0%              -   0%                   2 0%
Engineering               1 0%              -   0%                   1 0%
Total sub-baccalaureate certificates and diplomas       9,654 100%       8,596 100%        18,250 100%
Associate degree
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities       2,795 29%       1,636 29%          4,431 29%
Health professions and related clinical sciences       3,707 39%          570 10%          4,277 28%
Business, management, and marketing       1,311 14%          539 9%          1,850 12%
Security and protective services          195 2%          536 9%              731 5%
Engineering technologies/technicians          120 1%          517 9%              637 4%
Computer and information sciences          125 1%          485 8%              610 4%
Visual and performing arts          330 3%          261 5%              591 4%
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians             16 0%          281 5%              297 2%
Communication, journalism, and related programs          102 1%          166 3%              268 2%
Legal professions and studies          209 2%             14 0%              223 1%
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences          194 2%               8 0%              202 1%
Construction trades               8 0%          190 3%              198 1%
Personal and culinary services          104 1%             87 2%              191 1%
Public administration and social service professions          104 1%             15 0%              119 1%
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences             47 0%             57 1%              104 1%
Education             89 1%             14 0%              103 1%
Communications technologies/technicians             34 0%             66 1%              100 1%
Engineering             16 0%             78 1%                94 1%
Natural resources and conservation             18 0%             58 1%                76 0%
Architecture and related services               8 0%             34 1%                42 0%
Precision production               2 0%             39 1%                41 0%
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies             20 0%             19 0%                39 0%
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics             30 0%               1 0%                31 0%
Transportation and materials moving               2 0%             14 0%                16 0%
Theology and religious vocations               8 0%               5 0%                13 0%
Social sciences               6 0%               6 0%                12 0%
Psychology               8 0%               2 0%                10 0%
Biological and biomedical sciences               3 0%               4 0%                   7 0%
Physical sciences              -   0%               5 0%                   5 0%
Science technologies/technicians               4 0%              -   0%                   4 0%
Library science               2 0%               1 0%                   3 0%
Multi/interdisciplinary studies               1 0%              -   0%                   1 0%
Mathematics and statistics              -   0%               1 0%                   1 0%
Total Associate Degrees       9,618 100%       5,709 100%        15,327 100%
Bachelor's degree
Business, management, and marketing       3,053 17%       3,032 23%          6,085 19%
Education       2,262 12%          744 6%          3,006 9%
Social sciences       1,455 8%       1,481 11%          2,936 9%
Psychology       1,397 8%          430 3%          1,827 6%
Biological and biomedical sciences       1,061 6%          676 5%          1,737 5%
Visual and performing arts       1,068 6%          642 5%          1,710 5%
Health professions and related clinical sciences       1,419 8%          160 1%          1,579 5%
English language and literature/letters          996 5%          446 3%          1,442 5%
Communication, journalism, and related programs          926 5%          413 3%          1,339 4%
Computer and information sciences          183 1%          794 6%              977 3%
Engineering          116 1%          826 6%              942 3%
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics          637 3%          213 2%              850 3%
Theology and religious vocations          344 2%          361 3%              705 2%
Physical sciences          254 1%          418 3%              672 2%
Multi/interdisciplinary studies          388 2%          266 2%              654 2%
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies          340 2%          281 2%              621 2%
Security and protective services          287 2%          331 2%              618 2%
History          230 1%          348 3%              578 2%
Public administration and social service professions          475 3%             58 0%              533 2%
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities          272 1%          196 1%              468 1%
Mathematics and statistics          169 1%          291 2%              460 1%
Philosophy and religious studies          173 1%          212 2%              385 1%
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences          264 1%             24 0%              288 1%
Natural resources and conservation          142 1%          143 1%              285 1%
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies          171 1%             67 0%              238 1%
Engineering technologies/technicians             20 0%          184 1%              204 1%
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences             90 0%          101 1%              191 1%
Architecture and related services             71 0%          116 1%              187 1%
Legal professions and studies             95 1%             30 0%              125 0%
Transportation and materials moving             11 0%             82 1%                93 0%
Communications technologies/technicians             13 0%             37 0%                50 0%
Personal and culinary services             18 0%             17 0%                35 0%
Construction trades               1 0%             17 0%                18 0%
Total Bachelor's Degrees    18,401 100%    13,437 100%        31,838 100%
Post-baccalaureate certificates (all levels)
Education          409 47%          211 47%              620 47%
Health professions and related clinical sciences          264 30%          141 31%              405 31%
Business, management, and marketing             79 9%             25 6%              104 8%
Psychology             52 6%             11 2%                63 5%
Natural resources and conservation             10 1%             15 3%                25 2%
Theology and religious vocations             12 1%               4 1%                16 1%
Computer and information sciences               2 0%             14 3%                16 1%
Public administration and social service professions               7 1%               7 2%                14 1%
Multi/interdisciplinary studies               7 1%               5 1%                12 1%
Engineering               4 0%               8 2%                12 1%
Security and protective services               7 1%               4 1%                11 1%
Visual and performing arts               5 1%               4 1%                   9 1%
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences               5 1%               1 0%                   6 0%
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics               2 0%              -   0%                   2 0%
Legal professions and studies               2 0%              -   0%                   2 0%
Philosophy and religious studies               1 0%              -   0%                   1 0%
Social sciences              -   0%               1 0%                   1 0%
Total Post-baccalaureate Certificates          868 100%          451 100%          1,319 100%
Master's degree
Education       6,504 62%       1,506 32%          8,010 53%
Business, management, and marketing       1,087 10%       1,339 29%          2,426 16%
Health professions and related clinical sciences          749 7%          206 4%              955 6%
Public administration and social service professions          582 6%          151 3%              733 5%
Psychology          550 5%          153 3%              703 5%
Computer and information sciences             92 1%          330 7%              422 3%
Engineering             64 1%          288 6%              352 2%
English language and literature/letters          111 1%             67 1%              178 1%
Theology and religious vocations             89 1%             86 2%              175 1%
Biological and biomedical sciences             90 1%             51 1%              141 1%
Visual and performing arts             80 1%             39 1%              119 1%
Security and protective services             59 1%             47 1%              106 1%
Architecture and related services             43 0%             53 1%                96 1%
Social sciences             38 0%             46 1%                84 1%
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities             55 1%             20 0%                75 0%
Mathematics and statistics             31 0%             44 1%                75 0%
Multi/interdisciplinary studies             44 0%             22 0%                66 0%
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies             37 0%             27 1%                64 0%
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences             47 0%               8 0%                55 0%
Physical sciences             20 0%             33 1%                53 0%
Communication, journalism, and related programs             37 0%             13 0%                50 0%
Engineering technologies/technicians             17 0%             31 1%                48 0%
Natural resources and conservation             17 0%             26 1%                43 0%
Legal professions and studies             20 0%             17 0%                37 0%
Philosophy and religious studies             18 0%             13 0%                31 0%
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences             14 0%             15 0%                29 0%
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics             17 0%             10 0%                27 0%
History             10 0%             14 0%                24 0%
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies             10 0%               5 0%                15 0%
Communications technologies/technicians               1 0%             12 0%                13 0%
Science technologies/technicians               4 0%               4 0%                   8 0%
Total Master's Degrees    10,537 100%       4,676 100%        15,213 100%
Doctorate degree
Education          215 25%          111 15%              326 21%
Psychology          183 22%          102 14%              285 18%
Business, management, and marketing             83 10%          133 18%              216 14%
Health professions and related clinical sciences          107 13%             41 5%              148 9%
Engineering             30 4%             96 13%              126 8%
Biological and biomedical sciences             52 6%             35 5%                87 5%
Physical sciences             19 2%             38 5%                57 4%
Public administration and social service professions             21 2%             19 3%                40 3%
Computer and information sciences               8 1%             28 4%                36 2%
Social sciences             12 1%             23 3%                35 2%
Theology and religious vocations               7 1%             21 3%                28 2%
Multi/interdisciplinary studies             16 2%             11 1%                27 2%
Visual and performing arts             15 2%             10 1%                25 2%
History             15 2%             10 1%                25 2%
Mathematics and statistics               3 0%             18 2%                21 1%
English language and literature/letters               8 1%             10 1%                18 1%
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences               9 1%               8 1%                17 1%
Natural resources and conservation               7 1%               9 1%                16 1%
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences             12 1%               2 0%                14 1%
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics               7 1%               5 1%                12 1%
Communication, journalism, and related programs               9 1%              -   0%                   9 1%
Security and protective services               1 0%               7 1%                   8 1%
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies               2 0%               3 0%                   5 0%
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies               2 0%               3 0%                   5 0%
Philosophy and religious studies               1 0%               3 0%                   4 0%
Total Doctorate Degrees          844 100%          746 100%          1,590 100%
First-professional degree
Legal professions and studies          448 49%          439 51%              887 50%
Health professions and related clinical sciences          408 45%          327 38%              735 42%
Theology and religious vocations             53 6%             92 11%              145 8%
Total First-Professional Degrees          909 100%          858 100%          1,767 100%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS Completions Surveys