PRISM - American Society for Engineering Education - Logo - NOVEMBER 2004 - VOLUME 14, NUMBER 3
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Make It a Master's - Illustration by I-Shan Chen
Make It a Master's

The number of master's degrees awarded in engineering has increased almost 18 percent since 1999. Computer science, electrical, and computer engineering account for a large portion of the increase.



ENGINEERING MASTER'S DEGREES AWARDED
ENGINEERING MASTER'S DEGREES AWARDED

ENGINEERING MASTER'S DEGREES AWARDED BY SCHOOL

SCHOOL ENGINEERING MASTER'S
DEGREES AWARDED
Stanford University
938
Georgia Institute of Technology
880
University of Southern California
860
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology
828
University of Michigan
772
Johns Hopkins University
666
North Carolina State University 622
University of Florida 575
Cornell University 552
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
547
Texas A&M University
491
Virginia Tech
480
University of Texas, Arlington
466
University of Texas, Dallas
441
Purdue University
434
George Mason University
426
University of Texas, Austin
424
Wayne State University
420
George Washington University
401
Arizona State University, Main
398
University of Colorado, Boulder
398
Pennsylvania State University
391
University of California, Berkeley
379
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
377
University of Missouri, Rolla 361
* Statistics compiled by Michael Gibbons for the American Society for Engineering Education


TOTAL MASTER'S DEGREES AWARDED BY DISCIPLINE
TOTAL MASTER'S DEGREES AWARDED BY DISCIPLINE: Computer Science (inside eng.) = 4,997
Electrical = 4,125
Electrical/Computer = 3,988
Mechanical = 3,680
Civil = 3,606
Other = 3,310
Industrial/Manufacturing = 2,792
Computer Engineering = 1,750
Engineering Management = 1,508
Chemical = 1,149
Biomedical = 754
Aerospace = 721
Metallurgical & Materials = 618
Engineering (general) = 591
Environmental = 457
Eng. Science & Eng. Physics = 401
Nuclear = 217
Petroleum = 200
Agricultural = 137
Architectural = 111
Mining = 27
Computer Science (outside eng.) = 956
Computer Science (inside eng.) = 4,997
Electrical = 4,125
Electrical/Computer = 3,988
Mechanical = 3,680
Civil = 3,606
Other = 3,310
Industrial/Manufacturing = 2,792
Computer Engineering = 1,750
Engineering Management = 1,508
Chemical = 1,149
Biomedical = 754
Aerospace = 721
Metallurgical & Materials = 618
Engineering (general) = 591
Environmental = 457
Eng. Science & Eng. Physics = 401
Nuclear = 217
Petroleum = 200
Agricultural = 137
Architectural = 111
Mining = 27
Computer Science (outside eng.) = 956



 

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