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Graduate and Professional Fields of Study, 2011-12 Graduates

Of the recent bachelor's degree recipients included in the Career Destinations survey, 13% indicated that they were currently pursuing further education in graduate or professional school. As the following graph shows, 26% are pursuing professional degrees in law. Another 23% are pursuing degrees in health-related fields, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing. Other popular fields are education, engineering and science, and the social sciences.

Graph of fields that graduates are pursuing.