Popular fields for graduate school

The bursting of the high-tech bubble means that fewer students are entering graduate schools for fields like Information Technology ñ but it has also lent popularity to majors like creative writing and sports administration, according to a recent study.

GradSchools.com, an online portal for information on the subject, gauged the fieldsí popularity by tracking the several million unique visitors to the site over a period of a few months. For the complete study, go to http://www.gradschools.com/archive/trafficfacts.html.

What's Hot:

Creative writing

International relations

Sports administration


Educational counseling

What's Stayed Popular:

Electric, electronic, and computer engineering

MBA, business administration

Clinical psychology

Computer science

Social work

What's Not:

Information systems

Information technology

Mechanical engineering


Human resources

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