OUS Fact Book 2000
Master's Degrees by Discipline

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Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline, 1999-00 Compared to 1989-90
Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline
1999-00 Compared to 1989-90

      1999-00     1989-90
Discipline N  %  N  % 

Agriculture/Forestry/Environmental Studies 103 3.3% 101 4.0%
Architecture 128 4.1% 80 3.2%
Biological Sciences 30 1.0% 50 2.0%
Business 383 12.2% 330 13.2%
Communications/Journalism 17 0.5% 17 0.7%
Computer Science 74 2.4% 55 2.2%
Education 1,185 37.8% 869 34.7%
Engineering/Engineering Technologies 174 5.5% 137 5.5%
Health Sciences 185 5.9% 131 5.2%
Humanities/Fine Arts 238 7.6% 154 6.2%
Mathematics 39 1.2% 54 2.2%
Physical Sciences 66 2.1% 73 2.9%
Social Sciences 146 4.7% 133 5.3%
All Other1 370 11.8% 318 12.7%
    Total 3,138 100.0% 2,502 100.0%

NOTE: Includes Oregon Health Sciences University.
1 "Other" includes degrees awarded in area, ethnic and cultural studies; marketing operations, marketing and distribution; home economics; interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary studies; science technologies; parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies; protective services; and public administration and services.
Source:  OUS Institutional Research Services, 1989-90 and 1999-00 IPEDS Completions Survey.

Revised: March 2001
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