Top Behavioral Sciences Masters degree Programs - 2022

A program with a combined or undifferentiated focus on the social sciences, psychology, and biomedical sciences to study complex problems of human individual and social growth and behavior.

For all the 3,086 degrees granted in Behavioral Sciences per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Out of the 853 students earning degrees at the Masters degree level across the US, 14% percent identify as men and 86% percent identify as women. While students at schools all over the country study Behavioral Sciences, Indiana has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences is $35,800.

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See where Behavioral Sciences is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Behavioral Sciences degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Behavioral Sciences

If you’re thinking about majoring in Behavioral Sciences, then you should consider these top colleges, including Washington University in St Louis, the University of Pennsylvania and Purdue University Global. Washington University in St Louis is our best ranked institution for a degree in Behavioral Sciences with 61 students graduating with this major annually at the Masters degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Behavioral Sciences Majors

For Behavioral Sciences majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other, Transportation Planners and Life Scientists, All Other. Not only that, Behavioral Sciences graduates may land a top paying job, such as Transportation Planners or Life Scientists, All Other.

Top Paying Careers for Behavioral Sciences

  1. Transportation Planners   (Median Wage: $87,260)
  2. Life Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,000)
  3. Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other   (Median Wage: $46,770)
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