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Graduate and undergraduate degree programs in counseling, communication, history, linguistics, journalism, women's studies, psychology, sociology, and more.

Why study the Social Sciences?

Students interested in a social science education respond to the diversity, complexity and range in their studies and career choices. The social sciences comprise the application of scientific methods to the study of human aspects of the world.

Many of the social science programs draw from multiple social science disciplines - social policy, social psychology, sociology, economics and politics. In addition, the first year often introduces various approaches and practices used in social science.

Whether you are interested in a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or certificate in social science, taking a degree program allows you to get your degree or upgrade your skills without interrupting your current career.

The social sciences encompass a wide variety of topics for study including:

  • Anthropology
  • Behavior Science
  • Conflict Resolution & Mediation
  • Counseling
  • Economics
  • Emergency Management
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Linguistics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology & Behavior
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Public Policy & Administration
  • Public Safety Management
  • School Counseling
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work & Human Services
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies


WorldWideLearn.com features accredited education degree programs offered by leading universities and colleges. Browse the links below to find the education degree that's right for you:

Degrees in Social Science

Degree programs in politics, economics, history and more from accredited universities and colleges:

Anthropology The study of humankind has wide applications to many a career. Anthropologists are hired by universities, independent research organizations, multinational businesses, the military, and more.
Behavioral Science A broad-based social science degree, behavioral science draws on psychology and cultural studies to examine individual behavior. This is a good degree for social workers, HR managers and researchers.
Conflict Resolution & Mediation Do you have an intrinsic ability to smooth troubled waters? Learn to be a dispute mediator with a program in mediation and conflict resolution.
Counseling Programs in counseling with concentrations in marriage and family therapy, school counseling, pastoral care, school guidance, mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and more.
Economics Looking for an in economics? Associate, bachelor, and master's degree programs in economics, political economy and business economics from accredited universities and colleges.
Geography This degree is about much more than naming places on a map. Geography degrees are prized in urban and regional planning, social science, surveying, cartography, travel, tourism, and environmental and atmospheric science.
History Qualify for any number of careers with this foundational degree, which teaches students about human behavior, historical geopolitics, critical thinking, literary analysis, and much more.
International Relations Graduates of international relations programs may join the U.S. Foreign Service or State Department, or they might choose to work in international nonprofits, human rights groups, or business.
Political Science Develop your writing, analytical thinking, and communication skills with a political science degree. You could become a lawyer or politician, a government analyst, social scientist, pundit or news analyst, and more.
Psychology & Behavior Psychological behavior programs, with concentrations in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, organizational psychology, health psychology, school psychology, sport psychology, and more, are available below.
Public Policy & Administration Prepare for a career in the public sector with a public policy or public administration degree. The most common degree is an MPA (Master of Public Administration).
Social Sciences Build fundamental professional skills in writing and communication, critical thinking, analysis and research with a social sciences degree. Employers in nearly every field look for these qualities in applicants.
Social Work & Human Services For a career helping others, consider a degree in human services. You'll learn case management, nonprofit operations, behavioral science, interpersonal communication, and more.
Sociology With a degree in the study of society and social relationships, you might qualify for a career in social science, social work, public relations, marketing, sales, human resources, or even occupational therapy or nutrition.

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