Human & Social Sciences

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Address complex, real-world social issues or help individuals and families meet their personal needs in a variety of settings and occupations. Our unique applied learning approach, along with our long-standing reputation in this cluster area, places our graduates in high demand.

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2021–2022 Human & Social Sciences Career Outcomes

Hands-on curriculum, co-op/internship experiences, and industry partnerships lead to successful outcomes.

  Total Degrees % Employed Or Continuing Education Average Salary
B.S. Applied Social Science 18 100% $45K
B.S. Criminal Justice & Rehabilitation 20 100% NA
B.S. Dietetics 16 100% NA
B.S. Health, Wellness and Fitness 31 100% $33K
B.S. Human Development & Family Studies 50 100% $41K
B.S. Psychology 39 100% $36K
B.S. Rehabilitation Services 16 100%
$44K
Total 190 100% $40K
Partial List of Employers
  • AdventHealth
  • Advocate Aurora Health
  • Andersen Corporation
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Arbor Place
  • Aurora Residential Alternatives
  • Beyond Behavior, LLC
  • Burn Boot Camp
  • Caravel Autism Health
  • Center for Independent Living of Western Wisconsin
  • City of Augusta
  • City of Fridley
  • City of Menomonie
  • Clark County
  • Creative Services Coordinator
  • Creative Start Early Learning Center
  • Cumberland Police Department
  • Daymakers Moving & Storage LLC
  • Discover Strength

 

  • Dunham's Sports
  • Dunn County
  • Early Years Academy
  • Eau Claire County
  • ECMC Group
  • Embrace Services, INC
  • Fall Creek School
  • Families First of Minnesota
  • Family Resource Center of St. Croix Valley
  • HealthPartners
  • La Crosse Police Department
  • Life Time Inc.
  • Marshfield Clinic Health System
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medspira LLC
  • Mental Health Resources, Inc.
  • Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
  • Minnesota Department of Education
  • Minnesota Judicial Branch
  • Morrison Healthcare
  • Northwest Journey
  • Polk County Department of Children and Families
  • Positive Alternatives
  • Saint Paul Intervention Project
  • State of Wisconsin
  • Stepping Stone Clinic
  • Stillwater Equine Veterinary Clinic
  • Taylor County Human Services
  • The Bridge to Hope
  • True Friends
  • VA Health Center Tomah
  • Vilas County
  • Wisconsin Early Autism Project
Graduate Job Titles
  • Americorps Member
  • Behavioral Technician
  • Case Manager
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Claims Representative
  • Counselor
  • Creative Services Coordinator
  • Crisis Advocate
  • Dietetic Intern
  • Distance Learning Specialist
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Facilities Manager
  • Family and Child Social Worker
  • Foster Care Coordinator
  • Health Unit Coordinator

 

  • Human Development and Family Relationship
  • Infant Teacher
  • Kids Club Assistant
  • Legal Advocate
  • Management Trainee
  • Mental Health Practicioner
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Mentor
  • Nutrition Coordinator
  • Occupational Health Unit Coordinator
  • Parent Educator
  • Personal Trainer
  • Police Officer
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Prevention Coordinator
  • Probation and Parole Agent
  • Program Specialist
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Registered Behavior Technician
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Residential Treatment Worker
  • Site Supervisor
  • Social Worker
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Youth Activities Coordinator
  • Youth Development Specialist
  • Youth Director

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