STEM Investment: An Effort to Keep the U.S. Competitive in a Global Marketplace?

October 2, 2012 | By

The United States is falling behind in the STEM fields science, technology, engineering, and math. The U.S. currently ranks twenty-fifth in math and seventeenth in science literacy, and less than ten percent of all U.S. students will actually pursue a career in the fields. Compared to the nearly fifty-percent of Chinese students who will pursue such a degree, it is easy to see how the United States will soon lag behind in the innovation game.

T%he following infographic from Information Technology Degrees takes a deeper look into this issue.

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STEM Investment: Keeping the U.S. Competitive in a Global  Marketplace?

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