FIGURE 2-1 Percentage of change in number of master’s degrees awarded by discipline, 1975-1976 to 2004-2005.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2004-2005 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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