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National Science Foundation: graddeg mas mar2006

National Science Foundation: graddeg mas mar2006

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Number of degrees
FIGURE E-1. Master's degrees awarded in S&E and non-S&E fields, by sex: 1966–2002
NOTE: National data not available for 1999.SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations of U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Completions Survey,1966–2002.050,000100,000150,000200,000250,00020021996199119861981197619711966 Non-S&E menS&E menNon-S&E womenS&E women
 The number of master's degrees earned by women rose more rapidly than for mensince 1990.By 2002, women earned 44 percent of S&E and 63 percent of non-S&Emaster's degrees, up from 34 and 58 percent, respectively, in 1990.For men and women, the proportion of master's degrees earned in S&Efields has declined since 1990.
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering March 2006 
 
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FIGURE E-2. Minority share of S&E master's degrees awarded to U.S. citizens and permanentresidents, by race/ethnicity: 1989–2002
NOTE: National data not available for 1999.SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations of U.S.Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System,Completions Survey, 1966–2002.02468102001200220001998199719961995199419931992199119901989 Asian/Pacific IslanderAmerican Indian/Alaskan NativeHispanicBlack, non-Hispanic
 The percentages of S&E master's degrees earned by Asians/Pacific Islanders,blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives increased since 1990.The number of S&E master's degrees awarded increased for all minority groups and for white women since 1990. The number of S&E master's degrees earned by white men decreasedduring the period.The proportion of S&E master’s degrees awarded to underrepresentedminorities more than doubled between 1990 and 2002 from 6 to 15percent.
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering March 2006 
 
TABLE E-1. Master's degrees, by field: 1995–2002
Field1995199619971998200020012002All fields399,428408,932420,954431,871456,260466,645481,132S&E94,30995,31393,48593,91895,68398,98699,173Sciences65,67967,55267,61167,78069,94772,46372,907Agricultural sciences3,5744,0213,9273,8623,8583,7524,019Biological sciences5,4956,2866,5946,3686,3256,4876,334Computer sciences10,56310,61310,48911,75214,52916,34116,582Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences1,4831,4871,4351,4261,3451,3631,406Atmospheric sciences203199177199156140141Earth sciences1,1421,1461,1451,1051,1041,1211,151Ocean sciences13814211312285102114Mathematics and statistics3,9323,7423,5993,5253,2953,2803,408Physical sciences4,2414,3644,1413,9693,5123,7373,624Astronomy1191159310110293112Chemistry2,1052,2732,2682,1731,9082,0091,866Physics1,8261,6861,4971,4011,2441,3761,353Other 191290283294258259293Psychology13,13213,04313,63313,14613,70814,33514,041Social sciences23,25923,99623,79323,73223,37523,16823,493Anthropology1,0531,0511,1111,0989501,0921,017Area and ethnic studies1,5841,6571,5871,5501,5291,5151,497Economics2,8382,9642,8042,8432,5152,4922,651History of science13101822242635Linguistics603601642568553552520Political science and public administration12,80213,37013,36813,15113,03512,92913,183Sociology1,7901,8221,7521,7742,0361,9011,957Other 2,5762,5212,5112,7262,7332,6612,633Engineering28,63027,76125,87426,13825,73626,52326,266Aerospace engineering821774625584560611682Chemical engineering1,3691,4161,3451,3721,3521,3681,267Civil engineering5,1685,0024,8804,7364,1404,0133,947Electrical engineering8,7438,1567,3417,9718,3398,6308,279Industrial engineering2,8733,0272,9353,1093,0483,4013,388Materials engineering 852774724698759709630Mechanical engineering4,3684,0093,7563,5513,3783,4723,519Other 4,4364,6034,2684,1174,1604,3194,554Non-S&E305,119313,619327,469337,953360,577367,659381,959S&E = Science and engineering.NOTE: Data not available for 1999.SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations of U.S. Department of Education, NationalCenter for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Completions Survey, 1995–2002.
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering March 2006 

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