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Human Sciences Business Services

39 Master's Degrees Annually
1 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#267 in Popularity (Master's)
$73,090 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Human Sciences Business Services Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many human sciences business services graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 39
Doctor’s Degree 1

What Human Sciences Business Services Majors Need to Know

People with careers related to human sciences business services were asked what knowledge areas, skills, and abilities were important for their jobs. They weighted these areas on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest.

Knowledge Areas for Human Sciences Business Services Majors

Human Sciences Business Services majors often go into careers in which the following knowledge areas are important:

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  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

Skills for Human Sciences Business Services Majors

human sciences business services majors are found most commonly in careers in which the following skills are important:

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  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Abilities for Human Sciences Business Services Majors

A major in human sciences business services will prepare for your careers in which the following abilities are important:

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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

What Can You Do With a Human Sciences Business Services Major?

People with a human sciences business services degree often go into the following careers:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Copy Writers 7.6% $62,170
Farm and Home Management Advisors 7.7% $49,840
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 3.8% $39,630
Home Economics Professors 8.6% $71,380
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 23.2% $63,120
Marketing Managers 10.1% $134,290
Public Relations Specialists 8.9% $60,000
Sales Managers 7.5% $124,220
Technical Writers 10.9% $71,850

Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Human Sciences Business Services?

39 Master's Degrees Annually
62% Percent Women
18% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This major is dominated by women with about 62% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of human sciences business services majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Human Sciences Business Services Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 18
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Geographic Diversity

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Human Sciences Business Services. About 35.9% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • South Korea
  • Colombia
  • Taiwan
  • India

How Much Do Human Sciences Business Services Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

Average salaries range from $68,440 to $77,170 (25th to 75th percentile) for careers related to human sciences business services. This range includes all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

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Some degrees associated with human sciences business services may require an advanced degree, while others may not even require a bachelor’s in the field. In general, the more advanced your degree the more career options will open up to you. However, there is significant time and money that needs to be invested into your education so weigh the pros and cons.

Find out what the typical degree level is for human sciences business services careers below.

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Education Level Percentage of Workers
Less than a High School Diploma 1.7%
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED) 6.6%
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in agriculture or natural resources, computer services, personal or culinary services, engineering technologies, healthcare, construction trades, mechanic and repair technologies, or precision production) 2.1%
Some College Courses 4.8%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 8.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 36.7%
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Baccalaureate degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees carrying the title of Master. 2.7%
Master’s Degree 18.1%
Post-Master’s Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Master’s degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees at the doctoral level. 0.8%
First Professional Degree - awarded for completion of a program that: requires at least 2 years of college work before entrance into the program, includes a total of at least 6 academic years of work to complete, and provides all remaining academic requirements to begin practice in a profession. 1.6%
Doctoral Degree 8.2%
Post-Doctoral Training 0.1%

Online Human Sciences Business Services Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 schools offered some type of human sciences business services program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 5 1
Certificate (1-2 years) 3 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 3 1
Bachelor’s Degree 1 0
Post-Baccalaureate 5 1
Master’s Degree 8 2
Post-Master’s 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Human Sciences Business Services Worth It?

The median salary for a human sciences business services grad is $73,090 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 83% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $663,800 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to human sciences business services.

Major Number of Grads
Human Development & Family Studies 43,687
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 5,318
General Family & Consumer Sciences 3,753
Textile & Apparel Studies 3,476
Family & Consumer Economics 1,593
Housing 785
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (Other) 192

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