FIGURES

2-1

 

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

 

20

2-2

 

S&E master’s degree recipient, with no additional advanced degrees 10 or more years after first S&E master’s degree, by broad field, 2003 (percentage),

 

27

2-3

 

S&E master’s degree recipient, with no additional advanced degrees 10 or more years after first S&E master’s degree, by fine field, 2003 (percentage),

 

27

2-4

 

Median salaries of degree recipients 1 to 5 years after degree, by field and level of highest degree, 2003,

 

41

2-5

 

Inflation-adjusted change in median salary 1 to 5 years after degree, by field of highest degree, 1993-2003,

 

41

BOXES

1-1

 

The Context for Innovation and Competitiveness Policy,

 

10

1-2

 

Reform in Graduate Education: IGERT and GK-12,

 

16

2-1

 

Master’s Education for Science and Mathematics Teachers,

 

22

2-2

 

Typologies of Master’s Degree Programs,

 

24

2-3

 

Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences,

 

35

2-4

 

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Professional Science Master’s Initiative,

 

36

2-5

 

Guidelines for Formal Recognition as a Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Program by the Council of Graduate Schools,

 

37

2-6

 

Business Intelligence,

 

42

2-7

 

Service Science, Management, and Engineering,

 

43

2-8

 

Scientific Societies and the Master’s Degree,

 

49



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