S&E doctoral degrees/all S&E degrees | State Indicator S-23
Science and Engineering Doctoral Degrees as a Percentage of Science and Engineering Degrees Conferred
This indicator represents the extent to which a state's higher education programs in S&E are focused on producing individuals with the highest level of technical expertise. S&E fields include the physical, life, earth, ocean, atmospheric, computer, and social sciences; mathematics; engineering; and psychology. They do not include medical fields or technologies. Total S&E degrees conferred include bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees but exclude associate's degrees.
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