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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Pennsylvania

808 students earned Human Development degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Child Development & Family Studies is the 61st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 425
Associate’s Degree 248
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 91
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 29
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 18.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 63.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Pennsylvania

58,560 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. PA

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, human development grads earn an average of $29,250. Nationwide, they make an average of $35,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,086 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 21%.

#3

Harcum College

Bryn Mawr
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,343 Total Students

An average student at Harcum College will pay a net price of $23,841. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $22,892. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#5

Temple University

Philadelphia
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

In their early career, Temple grads earn an average salary of $39,100. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 5.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,483 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $21,615.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

16% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,523.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,984 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $26,200 after graduation. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,351 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Penn State Brandywine grads earn an average salary of $40,100.

#10

Messiah University

Mechanicsburg
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
3,375 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $37,000 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in PA

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 9% $33,900
Home Economics Professors 8% $0
Preschool Teachers 7% $27,450
Community and Social Service Specialists 5% $45,270
Childcare Workers 3% $21,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 126
General Family & Consumer Sciences 4

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