People watching is fascinating to most people, but to you, it could be a profession. Your mind is constantly running to figure out how and why people do the things they do.
Human sciences focuses on just that. It observes humans from every perspective, which is helping to open a number of jobs. Careers in human sciences are growing faster than average. Dietician and nutritionist jobs are growing at a rate of 21%. Recreation jobs are growing at 14%, fitness trainers at 13%, and social workers at 19%*. And the list goes on. All of these careers are looking at promising and stable futures, but where will you fit in?
Differing from traditional sciences, the college of human sciences relies on social experiments and observations rather than mathematical calculations or chemical explosions. Scientists, regardless of field, are always asking why. Make research your new hobby and join the human sciences adventure.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
University of Maine offers 40 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small suburb. In 2019, 422 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 327 Bachelor's degrees, 76 Master's degrees, 11 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Certificates.
University of Southern Maine offers 38 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 327 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 227 Bachelor's degrees, 78 Master's degrees, 12 Certificates, and 10 Doctoral degrees.
University of Maine at Augusta offers 20 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 143 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 116 Bachelor's degrees, 17 Certificates, and 10 Associate's degrees.
University of New England offers 8 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize suburb. In 2019, 327 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 288 Master's degrees, and 39 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Maine Orono, ME||21 : 1||11,561|
|Colby College Waterville, ME||9 : 1||2,003|
|University of Southern Maine Portland, ME||29 : 1||8,429|
|Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME||8 : 1||1,835|
|Bates College Lewiston, ME||11 : 1||1,820|
|University of Maine at Augusta Augusta, ME||46 : 1||4,361|
|University of Maine at Farmington Farmington, ME||16 : 1||1,930|
|University of New England Biddeford, ME||30 : 1||7,483|
|Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish, ME||25 : 1||1,987|
|College of the Atlantic Bar Harbor, ME||14 : 1||360|
|Husson University Bangor, ME||28 : 1||3,744|
|University of Maine at Presque Isle Presque Isle, ME||44 : 1||1,445|
|Southern Maine Community College South Portland, ME||66 : 1||6,384|
|Thomas College Waterville, ME||56 : 1||1,949|
|Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts Portland, ME||90 : 1||90|
|University of Maine at Machias Machias, ME||24 : 1||659|
|Central Maine Community College Auburn, ME||61 : 1||3,218|
|Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield, ME||57 : 1||2,406|
|University of Maine at Fort Kent Fort Kent, ME||50 : 1||1,589|
|York County Community College Wells, ME||96 : 1||1,630|