Graduate and Professional Fields of Study, 2008-09 Graduates


Of the recent bachelor's degree recipients included in the Career Destinations survey, 22% indicated that they were currently pursuing further education in graduate or professional school. As the following graph shows, 35% are pursuing professional degrees in law. Another 25% are pursuing degrees in health-related fields, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine as well as academic degrees in nursing, nutrition, and biomedical science.Other popular fields are business, social science and education.

Graph of fields that graduates are pursuing.

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