Project will survey graduate deans, gather input of STEM employers, and publish a framework for future action.
    Now Available: Graduate School and You
    Popular CGS publication for prospective students is newly updated for 2014
    Understanding Career Pathways
    CGS announces a feasibility study to track the career pathways of PhD alumni of STEM, humanities and social science graduate programs.
    Online Graduate Education
    Available online in the Member Library
    Study Finds Completion Rates in STEM Master’s Programs are Rising, But Trail Those of MBA Programs
    Report investigates factors contributing to successful degree completion.



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