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Online Social Science Degrees

Social science majors are interested in people.

They study how people behave individually and in groups; seek to understand the human mind; and work to help others in many different fields. With this major, you have many ways to make a difference.  

Online social science degree programs give you the flexibility to study around a full-time job. Some careers available to you with this degree include:

  • Psychologist
  • Social worker
  • Minister
  • Politician
  • Lawyer

What is social science?

Studying human behavior and societies is considered social science. It is often used to define sciences that are not classified under the natural science umbrella. Historic figures within the field include Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Alfred Schutz.

Whether you are interested in becoming a counselor or entering the world of politics, the field of social science continues to grow. Courses within this degree might consist of government, gerontology, research, statistics, and development.

How can you get started?

Have you always had an interest in working with people? Do you like to help others succeed or find solutions to their problems?

If you find yourself with a strong desire to work with people, getting an online degree in social science might be perfect for you. Our programs enable you to continue with your lifestyle, while earning your degree. They are designed for busy working adults, so they have flexibility in advancing their career.

Take some time to search through our programs offered through accredited universities. You can look through the ones below or find ones in a specific category. After you find a program or two that sound right for you, request more information and a representative will be in contact to discuss your goals and answer any questions you may have.