STEM-Related Associate’s Degrees Increasingly Popular
The technical and problem-solving skills learned though the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics) are critical in our knowledge- and technology-driven economy. A technically skilled pool of local graduates reduces the need for employers to recruit workers from outside the county and can attract new high- tech jobs. This indicator measures the number of degrees awarded in STEM disciplines at colleges and universities in San Bernardino County, including Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and graduate degrees.