With an overall population of 16,731 and a student population of 7,520, approximately 3,607 of Westminster students attend one of Westminster's schools that offer human services programs.
McDaniel College is the largest human services school in Westminster, based on student population. In 2010, McDaniel College graduated approximately 23 students from its human services program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a human services degree from one of Westminster's human services schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Westminster-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $6,820 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Westminster, your job prospects are good. There were 6,840 human services professionals working in Maryland and 3,470 working in the greater Westminster area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 22% in Westminster. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Westminster is $32,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.
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