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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 760 students earned their Human Development degrees in UT.

As a degree choice, Child Development & Family Studies is the 25th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 720
Associate’s Degree 23
Master’s Degree 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 82.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Utah

There are 14,020 people in the state and 1,489,720 people in the nation working in human development jobs.

Child Development & Family Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Utah

Human Development grads earn an average of $29,700 in the state and $35,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Utah that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

347 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $13,181. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

176 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

#3

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
144 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, U of U grads earn an average salary of $40,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

In their early career, WSU grads earn an average salary of $36,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 37% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

Snow College

Ephraim
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

In their early career, Snow College grads earn an average salary of $25,300. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

#7

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 74% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in UT

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Childcare Workers 40% $20,910
Preschool Teachers 39% $28,200
Home Economics Professors 35% $60,180
Social and Human Service Assistants 33% $26,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 132
General Family & Consumer Sciences 49
Textile & Apparel Studies 29
Family & Consumer Economics 23
Housing 13
Other Family & Human Sciences 7
Human Sciences Business Services 1

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