Career Clusters: Associate Degree Recipients
The top four career clusters among all associate degree recipients were education and training (41.1 percent); health science (18.4 percent); business, management, and administration (8.5 percent); and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (7.0 percent). Hispanic or Latino associate degree recipients were the most likely to earn their degrees in the education and training career cluster (44.7 percent), followed by international students (44.2 percent).
U.S. Department of Education, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2015, 2016, 2017
Data reflect associate degrees earned at all Title IV eligible, degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions, pooled for 2015, 2016, and 2017.
The National Career Clusters Framework organizes educational delivery within 16 Career Clusters. Instructional programs were mapped to career clusters using the Perkins IV Crosswalk Table 1 mapping 2010 CIP codes to Career Clusters.