Among the recent findings that the number of computer and IT degrees completed in the U.S. have declined over the last 10 years, new research from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists, Intl (EMSI) reveals that, by contrast, many in demand degrees have grown in completion rates during the same period. Below, are the five U.S. degrees that are growing the fastest:
- Health Professions: 288,194 more degrees in 2012 than 2003, a 112 percent increase
- Engineering: 37,138 more degrees in 2012 than 2003, a 37 percent increase
- Education: 52,391 more degrees in 2012 than 2003, an 18 percent increase
- Business, Management and Marketing: 176,972 more degrees in 2012 than 2003, a 33 percent increase
- Liberal Arts and Humanities: 124,681 more degrees in 2012 than 2003, a 47 percent increase
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