TABLE H-1 Master’s Degrees and Doctorates Conferred, by Sex of Student and Field of Study: 2004-2005

Field of Study

Master’s degrees

Doctor’s degrees (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.)

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

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 services

142,617

82,151

60,466

1,498

901

597

Communication and communications technologies

7,195

2,535

4,660

468

195

273

Computer and information sciences and services

18,416

13,136

5,280

1,119

905

214

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 sciences

1,827

229

1,598

331

68

263

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics

3,407

1,056

2,351

1,027

410

617

Health professions and related clinical sciences

46,703

9,816

36,887

5,868

1,710

4,158

Legal professions and studies

4,170

2,304

1,866

98

58

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