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
American Public University System offers 70 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a very large, private for-profit, four-year university in a outlying town. In 2019, 2,847 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 1,540 Bachelor's degrees, 1,086 Master's degrees, 205 Certificates, and 16 Associate's degrees.
West Virginia University offers 22 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 989 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 824 Bachelor's degrees, 144 Master's degrees, and 21 Doctoral degrees.
Marshall University offers 31 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 361 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 221 Bachelor's degrees, 108 Master's degrees, 23 Certificates, and 9 Doctoral degrees.
West Virginia State University offers 8 Human and Social Sciences degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a midsize suburb. In 2019, 73 Human and Social Sciences students graduated with students earning 69 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|American Public University System Charles Town, WV||132 : 1||45,249|
|West Virginia University Morgantown, WV||24 : 1||26,839|
|Marshall University Huntington, WV||23 : 1||12,852|
|Concord University Athens, WV||18 : 1||1,886|
|Appalachian Bible College Mount Hope, WV||16 : 1||227|
|West Virginia Wesleyan College Buckhannon, WV||19 : 1||1,226|
|West Virginia State University Institute, WV||35 : 1||4,120|
|Catholic Distance University Charles Town, WV||25 : 1||175|
|West Virginia University at Parkersburg Parkersburg, WV||37 : 1||2,818|
|BridgeValley Community & Technical College South Charleston, WV||20 : 1||1,776|
|Shepherd University Shepherdstown, WV||25 : 1||3,554|
|Bethany College Bethany, WV||12 : 1||535|
|Wheeling University Wheeling, WV||24 : 1||798|
|Davis & Elkins College Elkins, WV||18 : 1||776|
|Fairmont State University Fairmont, WV||24 : 1||3,803|
|Future Generations University Franklin, WV||8 : 1||53|
|West Liberty University West Liberty, WV||17 : 1||2,496|
|Ohio Valley University Vienna, WV||24 : 1||318|
|Alderson Broaddus University Philippi, WV||16 : 1||913|
|University of Charleston Charleston, WV||24 : 1||2,718|