Interested in humankind? Consider a career in Social Sciences.
The study of human society and social relationships has growing appeal for our times – it includes psychology and sociology but also such fields as history, linguistics, political science, human geography and demographics.
What’s the employment outlook?
According to the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment, growth in life, physical, and social science occupations is projected to increase 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
Psychologists, for example, in 2017 earned a median pay of $77,030 – and the number of jobs nationally is expected to grow at 14% (faster than average).
Sociologists earned $79,650 annually during the same period, and the median annual wage for historians was $59,120.
View complete Occupational Outlook charts for many comparable jobs in social sciences.
Do you have specific questions about Brookdale’s programs of study in the social sciences? Please contact Joan Rudinski, Institute Administrator, at 732-224-2335 or email email@example.com
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