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Child Development & Family Studies in Alabama

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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Alabama

872 Human Development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Child Development & Family Studies is the 25th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Alabama

Human Development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 280
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 279
Associate’s Degree 186
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 83
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 83
Master’s Degree 42
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a human development major is more popular with women than with men.

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of human development majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 33.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 59.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 2.6%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Alabama

11,970 people in the state and 1,489,720 in the nation are employed in jobs related to human development.

Child Development & Family Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Alabama

In this state, human development grads earn an average of $26,630. Nationwide, they make an average of $35,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Alabama that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,232. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,400 a year. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,610 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $1,277. In their early career, Wallace, Dothan grads earn an average salary of $21,400.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. Graduates earn an average $39,500 after graduation.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,057 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, Wallace State, Hanceville grads earn an average salary of $26,900. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,078 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,924. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,883 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 33% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

#7

Amridge University

Montgomery
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
755 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,322. 100% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,860 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,100 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,262.

#9

Samford University

Birmingham
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,500 after graduation. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,350 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,361.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in AL

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 11% $27,630
Preschool Teachers 8% $21,460
Home Economics Professors 6% $74,130
Childcare Workers 5% $18,770

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to human development.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
General Family & Consumer Sciences 469
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 210
Textile & Apparel Studies 117
Family & Consumer Economics 67
Other Family & Human Sciences 20

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