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Social Sciences at American Public University System

Every social sciences school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the social sciences program at American Public University System stacks up to those at other schools.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420. Of the 5,873 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American Public University System in 2019, 254 of them were social sciences majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Social Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Social Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? American Military University offers distance education options for social sciences at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Social Sciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks social sciences programs across the country. The following shows how American Military University performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the social sciences program at American Military University was ranked #418 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #2 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Social Sciences Schools 17
Best Online Social Sciences Schools 57
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 90
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 162
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 178
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 199
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 418
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 1,045

In 2019, 116 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from American Military University. This makes it the #28 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Social Sciences Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

39% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 254 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from American Military University in 2018-2019, 61% were men and 39% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social sciences at American Military University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in social sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 40
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 141
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 34

American Military University Social Sciences Master’s Program

32% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The social sciences program at American Military University awarded 116 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 68% of these degrees went to men with the other 32% going to women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a social sciences master's degree from American Military University, 59% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the social sciences master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 35% of degree recipients. That is 12% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in social sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 68
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

Concentrations Within Social Sciences

Social Sciences majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at American Public University System. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
International Relations & National Security 185
Political Science & Government 97
Sociology 88

Careers That Social Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in social sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
High School Teachers 3,790 $47,050
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 1,010 $45,760
Social Scientists 190 $73,480
Social Science Research Assistants 160 $46,000

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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