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Pennsylvania – Degrees of Value: College Majors and the Pennsylvania State System’s Contribution to the Workforce is a report on Pennsylvania’s 14-university State System, which serves more than 100,000 students. The report shows a 10-percent increase in the number of Bachelor’s degrees awarded between 2009 and 2014. It reveals that the majors leading to the highest earnings for college-educated workers in the state are in areas related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); health; and business—which together account for more than one-third of State System graduates.

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