An interdisciplinary program that focuses on understanding the human being from the biological, social science, and humanities perspectives and that addresses contemporary issues related to biology and society, such as global health and disease, environmental policy, bioethics, and biotechnology.
Students majoring in Human Biology can earn up to a Masters degree. On average, 23% percent of men and 77% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Human Biology is most popular in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Human Biology is $47,533.
The top ranked institutions for Human Biology majors include Pitzer College, Hampshire College and the University of Washington-Seattle Campus with 8 students receiving degrees in Human Biology at Pitzer College. Learn more about college options in the table below.
Majoring in Human Biology, your education is applicable to different careers. Human Biology majors go on to pursue jobs including Biological Scientists, All Other and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Human Biology majors include Biological Scientists, All Other, Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other.