NUMBER OF DEGREES EARNED WITHIN MAJOR DISCIPLINE GROUPINGS
Nebraska - 1995 to 2009                            
Type of Degree/Area of Study 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Associate & Below          
Agribusiness & Ag Production 171 220 247 250 282 248 274 249 207 223 NA NA NA NA
Ag Sciences 23 18 28 29 10 14 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Natural Resources 7 7 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 NA NA NA NA
Architecture & Enviro. Design 8 6 5 9 12 9 8 9 10 0 NA NA NA NA
Marketing & Distribution 72 30 53 28 53 13 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Communications 5 5 3 23 63 64 39 33 34 43 NA NA NA NA
Communications Technologies 11 26 22 25 25 12 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Computers & Info Sciences 254 286 340 273 353 383 509 396 312 322 NA NA NA NA
Consumer & Personal 7 4 2 2 1 1 2 5 13 12 NA NA NA NA
Education 49 25 30 29 21 44 50 66 63 59 59 53 78 49
Engineering 9 0 1 3 4 9 6 8 6 5 NA NA NA NA
Engineering & Engr Technology 203 288 289 249 274 255 288 447 432 430 NA NA NA NA
Home Economics 35 33 42 36 50 32 177 203 208 285 NA NA NA NA
Voc Home Economics 89 113 98 66 119 147 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Law 89 86 59 49 44 29 17 23 23 23 NA NA NA NA
Letters 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Liberal/General Studies 442 458 607 455 453 426 509 544 599 717 NA NA NA NA
Life Sciences 4 1 3 6 7 6 5 2 6 4 NA NA NA NA
Mathematics 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 NA NA NA NA
Multi/Interdisciplinary Study 28 28 33 31 38 38 40 65 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Parks & Recreation 10 7 7 2 8 5 3 2 6 9 NA NA NA NA
Philosophy & Religion 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Theology 47 26 34 46 26 39 47 28 22 26 NA NA NA NA
Physical Sciences 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 2 0 NA NA NA NA
Science Technologies 16 15 26 27 17 9 6 5 5 7 NA NA NA NA
Psychology 4 6 0 1 2 19 14 15 14 22 NA NA NA NA
Protective Services 83 90 81 55 74 108 102 111 129 147 NA NA NA NA
Public Affairs 38 19 28 39 28 29 24 25 21 11 NA NA NA NA
Social Sciences 3 1 0 6 1 3 3 1 2 4 NA NA NA NA
Construction Trades 171 177 255 242 229 251 180 179 188 273 NA NA NA NA
Mechanics & Repairers 487 550 610 585 483 511 169 348 206 635 NA NA NA NA
Precision & Production 243 295 380 344 346 305 118 141 124 124 NA NA NA NA
Transport & Material Moving 125 129 97 117 174 228 31 46 52 68 NA NA NA NA
Visual & Performing Arts 66 46 84 75 72 77 83 73 92 106 NA NA NA NA
Health Professions 905 994 962 807 983 910 987 1,076 1,226 1,362 1,430 1,588 1,500 1,508
Business Administration 779 756 865 861 846 882 165 152 170 273 932 1,017 952 960
Totals 4,487 4,749 5,295 4,772 5,100 5,114 5,066 5,176 5,414 6,039 6,309 6,214 6,439 6,358
Baccalaureate
Agribusiness & Ag Production 128 126 148 118 147 119 238 246 223 249 NA NA NA NA
Ag Sciences 109 137 131 98 134 100 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Natural Resources 73 84 81 70 90 72 53 71 57 40 NA NA NA NA
Architecture & Enviro. Design 69 73 71 41 79 67 61 59 59 61 NA NA NA NA
Area & Ethnic Studies 7 11 9 10 13 14 8 6 10 6 NA NA NA NA
Marketing & Distribution 47 39 55 47 47 68 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Communications 402 424 421 450 489 546 520 595 555 562 NA NA NA NA
Communications Technologies 4 5 1 0 0 7 7 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Computers & Info Sciences 126 136 162 140 276 313 282 331 370 359 NA NA NA NA
Computers & Personal 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Education 1391 1324 1355 1,344 1,436 1,396 1,326 1,378 1,425 1,516 1,487 1,530 1,441 1,445
Engineering 258 243 242 215 241 258 271 277 308 287 NA NA NA NA
Engineering & Engr Technology 102 115 110 112 124 115 103 122 117 129 NA NA NA NA
Foreign Languages 63 83 75 84 78 77 68 73 89 79 NA NA NA NA
Home Economics 211 218 237 268 267 202 252 248 245 264 NA NA NA NA
Voc Home Economics 10 9 8 17 10 8 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Law 26 29 11 19 11 17 21 14 21 22 NA NA NA NA
Letters 334 312 318 334 328 335 340 316 320 330 NA NA NA NA
Liberal/General Studies 53 39 55 44 55 64 57 48 54 58 NA NA NA NA
Library & Archival Studies 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 2 4 NA NA NA NA
Life Sciences 525 593 587 601 593 499 443 464 492 533 NA NA NA NA
Mathematics 132 117 115 111 87 83 89 86 67 97 NA NA NA NA
Multi/Interdisciplinary Study 160 152 130 157 95 90 57 99 110 92 NA NA NA NA
Parks & Recreation 111 119 156 169 201 219 233 241 239 260 NA NA NA NA
Philosophy & Religion 25 25 38 39 40 30 35 40 48 48 NA NA NA NA
Theology 66 62 82 63 63 55 82 90 141 218 NA NA NA NA
Physical Sciences 144 136 141 126 149 153 160 136 125 142 NA NA NA NA
Psychology 558 565 553 463 542 545 515 490 555 575 NA NA NA NA
Protective Services 334 350 376 308 289 282 259 255 242 286 NA NA NA NA
Public Affairs 133 132 114 124 130 142 112 102 118 96 NA NA NA NA
Social Sciences 595 594 658 571 619 621 509 518 665 747 NA NA NA NA
Transport & Material Moving 39 37 34 40 39 40 22 47 39 41 NA NA NA NA
Visual & Performing Arts 272 263 261 289 298 304 296 338 379 362 NA NA NA NA
Health Professions 989 877 915 974 1,043 1,065 1,040 1,032 1,104 1,207 1,382 1,419 1,489 1,550
Business Administration 2403 2446 2432 2603 2,740 2,887 3,055 3,162 3,098 3,154 3,290 3,396 3,411 3,563
Totals 9,896 9,875 10,086 10,050 10,770 10,846 10,646 11,028 11,444 11,993 12,341 12,595 12,722 12,936
Post-Baccalaureate
Law 5 4 9 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Theology 19 17 13 14 5 39 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Health Professions 14 14 11 9 10 15 9 10 9 10 NA NA NA NA
Totals 38 35 33 27 15 58 41 44 59 87 0 0 0 0
Masters
Agribusiness & Ag Production 8 6 6 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Ag Sciences 45 39 46 53 36 47 45 46 47 38 NA NA NA NA
Natural Resources 12 6 7 5 7 10 2 6 5 6 NA NA NA NA
Architecture & Enviro. Design 29 48 43 43 45 24 38 57 48 36 NA NA NA NA
Communications 19 23 31 30 23 32 27 34 32 40 NA NA NA NA
Computers & Info Sciences 43 32 40 53 85 109 87 124 137 159 NA NA NA NA
Education 917 859 952 989 838 1,014 979 1,009 1,015 1,201 1,333 1,289 1,463 1,588
Engineering   101 98 73 57 78 78 75 83 119 123 NA NA NA NA
Foreign Languages 12 11 16 12 11 16 9 9 6 10 NA NA NA NA
Home Economics 24 48 57 41 37 24 27 39 47 55 NA NA NA NA
Law 5 3 1 6 5 3 6 2 2 1 NA NA NA NA
Letters 30 43 49 39 50 42 35 35 46 54 NA NA NA NA
Liberal/General Studies 0 0 0 2 5 9 2 0 4 0 NA NA NA NA
Life Sciences 47 29 56 50 52 54 53 45 52 59 NA NA NA NA
Mathematics 39 19 20 19 8 24 22 20 47 33 NA NA NA NA
Multi/Interdisciplinary Study 16 23 19 13 23 22 20 20 16 14 NA NA NA NA
Parks & Recreation 1 1 2 0 12 11 44 34 45 NA NA NA NA
Philosophy & Religion 1 2 3 1 2 1 2 1 4 0 NA NA NA NA
Theology 26 24 43 41 41 30 30 39 45 34 NA NA NA NA
Physical Sciences 31 40 28 18 16 23 18 31 25 23 NA NA NA NA
Psychology 28 27 36 56 67 68 99 66 70 65 NA NA NA NA
Protective Services 8 11 15 6 7 10 5 26 22 45 NA NA NA NA
Public Affairs 140 138 124 122 123 105 111 108 129 121 NA NA NA NA
Social Sciences 129 69 108 96 108 112 65 72 65 73 NA NA NA NA
Visual & Performing Arts 41 41 51 50 43 44 48 59 54 55 NA NA NA NA
Health Professions 187 282 585 746 734 739 762 853 868 939 825 855 903 905
Business Administration 429 467 492 427 451 533 618 688 677 679 730 854 1,089 1,031
Totals 2,368 2,389 2,901 2,981 2,898 3,187 3,211 3,533 3,630 3,936 4,040 4,132 4,676 4,971
Post-Masters
Education 34 26 30 41 35 42 32 42 33 47 NA NA NA NA
Health Professions 41 23 21 11 11 12 8 12 6 10 NA NA NA NA
Totals 75 49 51 52 46 54 46 81 74 63 0 0 0 0
Doctorate
Agribusiness & Ag Production 7 7 10 6 9 6 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Ag Sciences 34 23 38 30 27 26 27 29 27 17 NA NA NA NA
Computers & Info Sciences 5 5 3 1 4 9 1 2 2 10 NA NA NA NA
Education 77 84 83 66 69 75 48 59 55 60 65 79 82 94
Engineering 11 17 16 13 8 12 14 17 21 16 NA NA NA NA
Foreign Languages 2 5 3 3 4 3 NA NA NA NA
Home Economics 2 4 3 3 1 3 1 2 4 4 NA NA NA NA
Letters 19 8 15 16 22 12 NA NA NA NA
Life Sciences 26 24 35 32 28 23 29 47 28 47 NA NA NA NA
Mathematics 7 8 11 5 8 9 3 4 2 4 NA NA NA NA
Multi/Interdisciplinary Study 3 5 8 7 10 6 NA NA NA NA
Philosophy & Religion 1 2 1 2 3 2 3 0 5 0 NA NA NA NA
Physical Sciences 21 29 19 25 17 18 20 16 21 13 NA NA NA NA
Psychology 19 14 15 19 18 16 42 44 32 34 NA NA NA NA
Protective Services 0 0 2 3 4 3 NA NA NA NA
Social Sciences 18 31 22 23 26 18 12 14 11 14 NA NA NA NA
Visual & Performing Arts 3 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 NA NA NA NA
Health Professions 15 26 124 84 89 81 84 144 112 209 7 12 11 NA
Business Administration 15 22 19 15 11 14 5 11 13 11 16 25 5 16
Totals 285 315 429 354 363 340 333 434 382 492 292 323 314 500
First-Professional
Law 319 293 245 258 258 249 255 270 299 290 279 275 273 NA
Health Professions 507 550 519 517 533 544 540 556 529 588 721 722 743 760
Totals 826 843 764 775 794 793 795 826 828 878 1,000 997 1,016 760
Source: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, A Factual Look at Higher Education in Nebraska, 2009
Last Updated: 11/29/2010
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov