New list reveals growing, declining college degrees; humanities and social sciences programs saw the biggest declines.

college-degreesWhile the demand for educated labor continues to increase in the U.S., new research (1) from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) suggests the supply of qualified candidates may not be keeping up with demand for certain professions.

Looking at trends post-recession, nearly 500,000 more degrees were awarded in 2014 than in 2010, an 11 percent increase, according to the review.

However, nearly two-thirds of the new degree completions occurred from 2010-2011, with growth remaining less than...

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