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Human Services Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 502 students earned their Human Services degrees in MA.

In terms of popularity, Human Services is the 77th most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Human Services Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 174
Bachelor’s Degree 166
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 98
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 56
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 56
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Human Services Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 22.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.1%
  • White: 45.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 11.6%
Human Services Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Services Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 23,560 people employed in jobs related to a human services degree, compared to 640,340 nationwide.

Human Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Human Services Jobs in Massachusetts

Human Services grads earn an average of $44,880 in the state and $46,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Massachusetts that offer human services degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

25% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. In their early career, Quinsigamond Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,100.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,724 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation.

#3

Fisher College

Boston
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,662 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 21%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $24,472.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
2,234 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $22,462. Of all the students who attend this school, 25% get financial aid.

#5

Quincy College

Quincy
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,500 Total Students

68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,995 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 21%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $29,000 after graduation.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.50%. 22% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $7,243.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,214 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $27,000 after graduation.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
21,627 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $54,400 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%.

Human Services Careers in MA

Some of the careers human services majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 12% $65,590
Social and Human Service Assistants 11% $30,660
Community and Social Service Specialists 10% $43,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Social Work 2,130
Public Administration 671
Public Policy 523
Community Organization & Advocacy 331
Other Public Administration 22

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