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
Old Dominion University offers 38 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 1,250 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 1,071 Bachelor's degrees, 112 Master's degrees, 50 Certificates, and 17 Doctoral degrees.
William & Mary offers 27 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a small suburb. In 2019, 1,088 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 1,012 Bachelor's degrees, 55 Master's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA||27 : 1||23,675|
|William & Mary Williamsburg, VA||12 : 1||8,773|
|Regent University Virginia Beach, VA||75 : 1||10,365|
|Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA||17 : 1||4,919|
|Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA||23 : 1||5,601|
|Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA||66 : 1||19,064|
|Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton, VA||67 : 1||7,314|
|Virginia Wesleyan University Virginia Beach, VA||17 : 1||1,487|
|Rappahannock Community College Glenns, VA||100 : 1||2,909|
|Hampton University Hampton, VA||16 : 1||4,293|
|Bethel College Hampton, VA||30|
|South University-Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA||33 : 1||394|
|Northeast Community College Norfolk, NE||41 : 1||5,258|
|Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA||45 : 1||1,761|