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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
9,596
growing 2.87%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$8,641
growing 3.24%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$27,813
growing 6.16%
Average Wage
$49,611
growing 3.25%
People in Workforce
363,544
declining 0.26%
Average Employee Age
42.9
growing 0.27%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in General Human Development & Family Studies and the types of students that study this field. Oregon State University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions and Special Focus Institutions have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in General Human Development & Family Studies. Tuition costs for General Human Development & Family Studies majors are, on average, $8,641 for in-state public colleges, and $27,813 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with General Human Development & Family Studies programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Human Sciences graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Human Sciences majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Human Sciences majors, by average wage, is National security & international affairs.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Human Sciences in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Human Sciences is 42.9, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Human Sciences degrees, and White students earn the majority (5,885) of the degrees.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the General Human Development & Family Studies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. General Human Development & Family Studies majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that General Human Development & Family Studies majors need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Instructing, and Speaking.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for General Human Development & Family Studies majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Learning Strategies is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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