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Human Services Schools in Pennsylvania

585 students earned Human Services degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Human Services Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 250
Bachelor’s Degree 208
Master’s Degree 69
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 32
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 26
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 26

Gender Distribution

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

Human Services Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 56.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.4%
  • White: 28.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Human Services Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Services Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 28,010 people employed in jobs related to a human services degree, compared to 640,340 nationwide.

Human Services Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Human Services Jobs in Pennsylvania

Human Services grads earn an average of $50,810 in the state and $46,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer human services degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. This public school has an average net price of $7,553. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#2

Lincoln University

Lincoln University
89 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,376 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

#2

Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia
89 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,794 Total Students

In their early career, CHC grads earn an average salary of $33,300. The student loan default rate of 9.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Harcum College

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

This private school has an average net price of $23,841. 100% of the teachers are full time. 96% of students get financical aid.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,081 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 17% are considered full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
5,286 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, University of Scranton grads earn an average salary of $45,100. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $35,313.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,848 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,648. In their early career, Westmoreland College grads earn an average salary of $26,400. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
5,322 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Penn College grads earn an average salary of $35,300. The full-time teacher rate is 61%.

#9

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,687 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $27,017. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 73% of the teachers are full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,984 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,855.

Human Services Careers in PA

Some of the careers human services majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 9% $61,210
Social and Human Service Assistants 9% $33,900
Community and Social Service Specialists 5% $45,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Social Work 2,669
Public Administration 669
Public Policy 304
Community Organization & Advocacy 48
Other Public Administration 19

View all majors related to Human Services

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