A comparative analysis is presented of trends in Masters and Doctoral graduates in the agricultural and natural resources sciences between academic years 1975/76 and 1987/88. In contrast to baccalaureate graduates in these fields, trends in graduates with advanced degrees are relatively stable. Trends in Masters graduates are similar to those at the baccalaureate level, while Doctoral graduates remain fairly constant. Numbers of Masters and Doctoral graduates in the agricultural social sciences, forestry and natural resource management have increase over this period. Minorities have represented 6 to 7 percent of Masters and Doctoral graduates since 1975/76.
masters graduates, doctoral graduates, trends