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Human Services Schools in California

1,687 Human Services students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Human Services is the 76th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Services Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 668
Associate’s Degree 524
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 245
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 222
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 222
Master’s Degree 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In California, a human services major is more popular with women than with men.

Human Services Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of human services majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 10.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 51.6%
  • White: 20.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Human Services Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Services Grads in California

63,890 people in the state and 640,340 in the nation are employed in jobs related to human services.

Human Services Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Human Services Jobs in California

A typical salary for a human services grad in the state is $49,830, compared to a typical salary of $46,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 65 colleges in California that offer human services degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

282 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
40,280 Total Students

The average student takes 4.93 years to complete their degree at Cal State Fullerton. 49% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,366 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
6,952 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.25 years to graduate. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $16,295.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,540 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
16,732 Total Students

In their early career, CSUDH grads earn an average salary of $33,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,891.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,837 Total Students

A typical student attending San Bernardino Valley College will pay a net price of $6,989. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. In their early career, San Bernardino Valley College grads earn an average salary of $22,000.

#7

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield
54 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,589 Total Students

31 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 54%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,321 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,313. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,908 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 44%. 31 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,454.

#10

Cuyamaca College

El Cajon
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,824 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,792.

Human Services Careers in CA

Some of the careers human services majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $64,040
Social and Human Service Assistants 16% $39,980
Community and Social Service Specialists 11% $45,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Social Work 5,140
Public Administration 1,884
Public Policy 742
Other Public Administration 244
Community Organization & Advocacy 58

View all majors related to Human Services

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