Top Social Sciences, General Masters degree Programs - 2021

For all the 19,377 degrees granted in Social Sciences, General per year, the majority of them are Associates degree. Of the 658 students earning degrees at the Masters degree level across the US, 37% percent identify as men and 63% percent identify as women. While students at schools all over the country study Social Sciences, General, Illinois has the most graduates. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences, General is $39,700.

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242
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416

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    658

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See where Social Sciences, General is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Social Sciences, General

If you’re thinking about majoring in Social Sciences, General, then you should consider these top colleges, including Humboldt State University, Roger Williams University and Binghamton University. Humboldt State University is our top ranked institution for a degree in Social Sciences, General with 11 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 Social Sciences, General Majors

For Social Sciences, General majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, Regulatory Affairs Managers and Transportation Planners. Not only that, Social Sciences, General graduates may find a high-paying job, such as Transportation Planners or Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other.

Top Paying Careers for Social Sciences, General

  1. Transportation Planners   (Median Wage: $83,330)
  2. Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other   (Median Wage: $71,530)
  3. Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education   (Median Wage: $61,660)
  4. Social Science Research Assistants   (Median Wage: $47,510)
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