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Figure E-1. Master's degrees awarded in S&E and non-S&E fields,
by sex: 1966–2005

Figure E-1. Master's degrees awarded in S&E and non-S&E fields,by sex: 1966–2005.

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, 1966–2005.

The number of master's degrees earned by women rose more rapidly than for men.

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This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2008.

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Last Updated: May 2008

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