Children of divorce are less likely to earn a four-year or graduate degree, according to new research from Iowa State University.

Link between divorce and graduate education a concern as more jobs require advanced degree

Children of divorce are less likely to earn a four-year or graduate degree, according to new research from Iowa State University.

The study, published in the Journal of Family Issues, is one of the first to look specifically at divorce and graduate education. Researchers — including Iowa State University alumna Camron Devor, Cassandra Dorius in human development and family studies, and Susan Stewart in sociology  — say it is important to understand this relationship as more jobs require a graduate or professional degree.

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