Montana State University

Office of Planning and Analysis

Native American Students
Degrees Awarded

The following data show the number of degrees awarded per academic year and which majors were chosen.

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Degrees Awarded to
Native American Students
AY
2002
AY
2003
AY
2004
AY
2005
AY
2006
AY
2007
AY
2008
AY
2009
AY
2010
AY
2011
AY
2012
AY
2013
Associate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Certificate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Certificate (non-degree) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Bachelor's 28 38 20 30 17 38 27 39 51 51 41 56
Master's 1 6 12 4 9 5 4 22 19 16 11 18
Specialist 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
Doctoral 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
     Total Native American Degrees Awarded 29 45 32 36 28 44 32 61 73 68 56 79
Total MSU Degrees Awarded 2184 2180 2238 2288 2301 2360 2296 2374 2354 2379 2444 2557
     Percent Native American of Total Degrees Awarded 1.33% 2.06% 1.43% 1.57% 1.22% 1.86% 1.39% 2.57% 3.10% 2.86% 2.29% 3.08%


Degrees Awarded by Major to
Native American Students
AY
2000
AY
2001
AY
2002
AY
2003
AY
2004
AY
2005
AY
2006
AY
2007
AY
2008
AY
2009
AY
2010
AY
2011
AY
2012
Agricultural Business 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Agricultural Education 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
Animal Science 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 20
Architecture 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 11
Art 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 51
Biological Sciences 3 5 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
Business 1 1 2 3 1 3 2 2 1 0 2 01
Business Education 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00
Cell Biology and Neuroscience 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 01
Chemical Engineering 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 12
Chemistry 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 00
Civil Engineering 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 3 3 1 11
Community Health 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Computer Science 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 00
Construction Engineering Tech 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 12
Early Childhood Education and Child Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 00
Earth Sciences 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 12
Education 7 0 0 2 7 2 2 1 2 18 17 54
Electrical Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 10
Elementary Education 1 3 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 5 12
English 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
Environmental Design 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 01
Environmental Horticulture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Environmental Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 01
Family and Consumer Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Film and Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10
Fish and Wildlife Management 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 00
Fish and Wildlife Management 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 00
Fish and Wildlife Management 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 00
Food and Nutrition 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01
Health and Human Development 3 2 5 13 2 1 1 16 2 10 2 01
Health and Human Performance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 20
Health Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01
History 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 3
Horticulture 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 00
Immunology and Infectious Diseases 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01
Industrial Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 00
Industrial & Management Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00
Land Rehabilitation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 00
Land Resource Sciences 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 10
Liberal Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 44
Mathematics 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 10
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 2 1 40
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 01
Media and Theatre Arts 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 00
Microbiology 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 10
Modern Languages & Literatures 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Natural Resources/Rangeland Ecology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 41
Native American Studies 0 0 0 3 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 34
Nursing 2 2 6 5 5 3 3 9 4 6 5 98
Philosophy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 00
Physics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 00
Plant Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 00
Political Science 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 12
Professional Accountancy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 00
Psychology 2 0 1 2 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 20
Public Administration 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Range Science 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 00
Science Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 30
Secondary Education 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10
Sociology 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 02
Technology Education 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 00
Welding Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01
     Total Native American Degrees Awarded 36 32 29 45 32 36 28 44 32 61 73 68 56

Note: Students may identify as more than one race or ethnicity. For this report, students who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native are included whether or not they identify with another race or ethnicity as well.