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Majors and Degrees

Degrees awarded at California State University, San Marcos in 2014-15
Bachelor's 2,117
Master's 195
Total 2,312

Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2014-15
Business Administration, Management and Operations. 18%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 10%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8%
Criminology. 7%

Bachelor’s Degree Recipients’ First-destination Survey Results

Graduates of California State University, San Marcos follow many paths in their first year after receiving their degree. We asked about their first destination after graduation using the following question:

Which of the following best describes your primary status after graduation? ( ) Working in a full-time, paid position (30+ hours/week). ( ) Working in a part-time, paid position. ( ) Seeking full-time employment (30+ hours/week). ( ) Seeking part-time employment. ( ) Serving in the United States Military. ( ) Participating in a volunteer or service program (e.g., Peace Corps, mission work). ( ) Enrolled in graduate or professional school. ( ) Planning to enroll in graduate or professional school but not yet enrolled. ( ) Starting or raising a family. ( ) Not seeking employment or further education at this time. ( ) Other (please describe): _________________________________________________

Graduates were asked to select only their primary activity that best matched their plans after graduation. Some graduates may pursue multiple options at the same time, which is important to keep in mind when reviewing these results. 41% responded and their answers are shown in the chart below
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