Number of Masters Degrees Awarded in Sociology Since 1966 by Gender

Graph of Masters Degrees in Sociology by Gender Since 1966


As this graph illustrates, the number of women receiving Masters degrees in sociology after 2000 parallels the number of men receiving degrees at the high point of Master's degree production in the mid-1970s before experiencing declines in the past few years.

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U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Completions, 1996-2012 (Washington, DC: NCES, 2012). Retrieved from

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