Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline

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ChartObject Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline, 1997-98


Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline 1997-98 Compared to 1987-88

 

 

 

 

 

 

1997-98

1987-88

Discipline

N

%

N

%


Agriculture/Forestry/Environmental Studies

106

4.0

103

4.5

Architecture

124

4.7

64

2.8

Biological Sciences

41

1.5

33

1.4

Business

378

14.2

299

13.1

Communications/Journalism

14

0.5

9

0.4

Computer Science

51

1.9

53

2.3

Education

844

31.7

836

36.7

Engineering/Engineering Technologies

182

6.8

136

6.0

Health Sciences

89

3.3

52

2.3

Humanities/Fine Arts

208

7.8

154

6.8

Mathematics

65

2.4

50

2.2

Physical Sciences

66

2.5

84

3.7

Social Sciences

175

6.6

118

5.2

All Other*

317

11.9

286

12.6

 

 

 

 

 

Total

2,660

100.0

2,277

100.0


NOTE: Excludes Oregon Health Sciences University.

 

 

 

 

*"Other" includes degrees awarded in area, ethnic and cultural studies; home economics; interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary studies; parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies; protective studies; and public administration and services.

Source: OUS Institutional Research Services, 1987-88 and 1997-98 IPEDS Completions Survey.


Revised: March 1999
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