Graduate students study in a huge variety of areas, from computer science to social work. Master’s degree options are particularly popular; our institutions award nearly half of all master's degrees that are earned in Minnesota. Other degrees include doctoral and law degrees.

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Fast facts

  • 78 percent of those who earned business management graduate degrees at our institutions were working in Minnesota two years after graduation.* Their average wages were $85,000.
  • 82 percent of those who earned graduate degrees in education at our institutions were working in Minnesota two years after graduation.* Their average wages were $60,000.
  • 88 percent of those who earned graduate degrees in nursing at our institutions were working in Minnesota two years after graduation.* Their average wages were $121,000.

* We don’t have data on those who are working outside of Minnesota.

57
%

share of education master’s degrees we award in Minnesota

 

54
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share of business master’s degrees we award in Minnesota

49
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share of nursing master’s degrees we award in Minnesota