From: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
To: Stewart Barlow,
Subject: NEW CEW release - African Americans: College Majors and Earnings
Date: Tue Feb 09 14:01:03 MST 2016
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New CEW report analyzes 137 detailed majors among African Americans 
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Dear Friends and Colleagues,
 

Our new report released today finds that African Americans are highly concentrated in majors related to human services and community organization occupations. African Americans: College Majors and Earnings, reveals that African Americans are underrepresented in the number of degree holders in college majors with the fastest-growing, highest-paying occupationsSTEM, health and business.

 

African-American students account for 7 percent of STEM majors.
Architecture and engineering is the major group with the highest median earnings ($66,206) for African Americans with a Bachelor’s degree.
The highest detailed major among African Americans is pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences and administration with median earnings at $84,000.
African Americans who major in human services and community organization (20%) have the second lowest-median earnings at $38,000.

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The full report of African Americans: College Majors and Earnings is now available online at cew.georgetown.edu/africanamericanmajors.
Please contact us at cewgeorgetown@georgetown.edu if you have any questions. 

Sincerely, 
Anthony P. Carnevale
Director
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY CENTER ON EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE
3300 Whitehaven Street, N.W., Suite 3200
Washington D.C. 20007
cew.georgetown.edu






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