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Human Services Schools in Maryland

163 Human Services students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Human Services is the 90th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Services Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 129
Master’s Degree 25
Associate’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

Human Services Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 37.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 45.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Human Services Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Services Grads in Maryland

12,450 people in the state and 640,340 in the nation are employed in jobs related to human services.

Human Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Human Services Jobs in Maryland

Human Services grads earn an average of $52,430 in the state and $46,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Maryland that offer human services degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
5,041 Total Students

The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UB. In their early career, UB grads earn an average salary of $41,300. The 7.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,885 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,458. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


McDaniel College

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,780 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. 23% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,523 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation.

Human Services Careers in MD

Some of the careers human services majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 10% $33,100
Social and Community Service Managers 8% $71,760
Community and Social Service Specialists 5% $46,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Social Work 1,183
Public Administration 257
Public Policy 236
Other Public Administration 5
Community Organization & Advocacy 2

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