Appendix H
Data Tables



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Appendix H Data Tables 

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8 TABLE H-1 Master’s Degrees and Doctorates Conferred, by Sex of Student and Field of Study: 2004-2005 Master’s degrees Doctor’s degrees (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) Total Male Female Total Male Female Field of Study All fields, total 574,618 233,590 341,028 52,631 26,973 25,658 Agriculture and natural resources 4,746 2,288 2,458 1,173 763 410 Architecture and related services 5,674 3,180 2,494 179 110 69 Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies 1,755 669 1,086 189 81 108 Biological and biomedical sciences 8,199 3,318 4,881 5,578 2,845 2,733 Business, management, marketing, and 142,617 82,151 60,466 1,498 901 597 services Communication and communications 7,195 2,535 4,660 468 195 273 technologies Computer and information sciences and 18,416 13,136 5,280 1,119 905 214 services Education 167,490 38,863 128,627 7,681 2,557 5,124 Engineering and engineering technologies 35,133 27,161 7,972 6,601 5,368 1,233 English language and literature/letters 8,468 2,615 5,853 1,212 494 718 Family and consumer sciences/human 1,827 229 1,598 331 68 263 sciences Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 3,407 1,056 2,351 1,027 410 617 Health professions and related clinical 46,703 9,816 36,887 5,868 1,710 4,158 sciences Legal professions and studies 4,170 2,304 1,866 98 58 40

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Liberal arts, general studies, and humanities 3,680 1,381 2,299 109 38 71 Library science 6,213 1,241 4,972 42 14 28 Mathematics and statistics 4,477 2,525 1,952 1,176 841 335 Military technologies 0 0 0 0 0 0 Multi/interdisciplinary studies 4,252 1,440 2,812 983 440 543 Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies 3,740 1,935 1,805 207 119 88 Philosophy and religious studies 1,647 995 652 586 418 168 Physical sciences and science technologies 5,678 3,457 2,221 4,114 2,966 1,148 Precision production 6 1 5 0 0 0 Psychology 18,830 3,900 14,930 5,106 1,466 3,640 Public administration and social service 29,552 7,370 22,182 673 272 401 professions Security and protective services 3,991 1,974 2,017 94 55 39 Social sciences and history 16,952 8,256 8,696 3,819 2,184 1,635 Theology and religious vocations 5,815 3,469 2,346 1,422 1,101 321 Transportation and materials moving 802 679 123 0 0 0 Visual and performing arts 13,183 5,646 7,537 1,278 594 684 SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2004-05 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2005. (See Digest of Education Statistics, 2006, Table 258, http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d06/tables/dt06_258.asp, accessed October 22, 2007.) 

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0 TABLE H-2 Selected Graduate Education Characteristics, by Science and Engineering Field Graduate Ratio of Awarded Enrollment 30-year 5-year Master’s Degrees to Employment Field in 2005 Growth Trend Growth Trenda Ph.D.sb Destination for Ph.D.sc Engineering 120,473 High Flux 5.9 Industry Health 104,444 High High 21.7 Academia Social sciences 99,846 Flux Moderate 6.7 Academia Life sciences 81,572 Moderate Moderate 1.7 Academia Ag. sciences 13,123 Moderate Moderate 4.0 (industry is catching Bio. sciences 68,449 Moderate Moderate 1.3 up to academia as a destination) Psychology 57,412 Moderate Moderate 4.6 Academia Physical sciences 51,223 Flat Moderate 1.2 Industry E/A/O 14,827 Flat Moderate 2.3 Physics 13,472 Moderate 1.4 Chemistry 21,122 Moderate 1.0 Computer science 48,046 High Negative 20.9 Industry Mathematics 20,210 Flat High 4.0 Academia

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a5-year growth trend definitions: Negative—smaller enrollment in 2005 than in 2001; at least three years of decreases. Flux—no clear trend; two years of increases and two years of decreases. Moderate—larger enrollment in 2005 than in 2001; at least three years of increases. High—enrollment increase of at least 20% from 2005 to 2001; at least three years of increases. bRatios hand-calculated based on 2004 data from NSF/SRS Science and Engineering Degrees: –00. cEmployment destination based on largest number of S&E doctorate holders reporting employment in one of three fields for 2003: education (academia); industry/self-employed; and government. SOURCE: National Science Foundation/Science Resources Statistics: (1) Graduate enrollment data and trends from NSF/SRS, Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, (2) Ratio of master’s to doctorate degrees calculated from data in Table F-2, (3) employ- ment destination for Ph.D.s from NSF/SRS, Survey of Doctorate Recipients. 

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 SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS TABLE H-3 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate Degrees Awarded, by Science and Engineering Field, 2004 Bachelor’s Degrees Master’s Degrees Doctorate Degrees Field Awarded in 2004 Awarded in 2004 Awarded in 2004 Engineering 64,675 33,872 5,776 Health 68,511 37,511 1,730 Social sciences 137,557 27,682 4,131 Life sciences 80,933 11,777 6,983 Ag. sciences 17,041 4,221 1,046 Bio. sciences 63,892 7,556 5,937 Psychology 82,510 15,298 3,336 Physical sciences 18,143 5,600 4,025 E/A/O 3,903 1,570 672 Physics 4,156 1,637 1,186 Chemistry 9,305 2,056 1,987 Computer science 57,405 19,853 949 Mathematics 13,755 4,297 1,075 SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics. 2006. Science and Engineering Degrees: –00. Arlington, VA: January 2007.