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Schools Offering Human Services Programs in Minnesota


Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Minnesota receive human services degrees every year. Thus, Minnesota's 35 human services schools put out approximately 1,366 human services professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a human services program. It is located in Minneapolis. 122 students graduated with a degree in human services from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a human services program is College of Saint Benedict, which is located in Saint Joseph. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from College of Saint Benedict human services program. College of Saint Benedict charged in-state students $32,246 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a human services program is Saint Johns University. Saint Johns University, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Collegeville. 1 students graduated with degree in human services from Saint Johns University in 2010. Students at Saint Johns University paid $31,576 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Minnesota human services school, average tuition will be $14,287 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,169 per year to $36,800 per year. In 2010, the human services schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Minnesota were:

  1. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year
  2. College of Saint Benedict - located in Saint Joseph, students are charged $32,246 per year
  3. Saint Johns University - located in Collegeville, students are charged $31,576 per year

The human services schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Minnesota were:

  1. White Earth Tribal and Community College - located in Mahnomen, students are charged $3,169 per year
  2. Pine Technical College - located in Pine City, students are charged $3,728 per year
  3. Mesabi Range Community and Technical College - located in Virginia, students are charged $4,844 per year

A human services degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

The largest populations of Minnesota human services professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 9,310 human services professionals
  2. Carlton County - 2,450 human services professionals
  3. Becker County - 1,840 human services professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of human services professionals in the state of Minnesota will grow to 27,390. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

human services professionals in Minnesota make an average of $36,440 per year. But, salaries for human services professional can vary. In 2010, human services professional made as little as less than $17,260 per year or as much as more than $74,300 per year in Minnesota. On average human services professional earn the most in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Blue Earth County - $49,390 per year
  2. Benton County - $41,160 per year
  3. Brown County - $40,760 per year

Human services professionals in the following counties in Minnesota make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Aitkin County - $26,575 per year
  2. Big Stone County - $31,945 per year
  3. Dodge County - $33,660 per year

On average, the highest paid human services professionals in Minnesota were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $43,680 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $29,200 per year

On average, the lowest paid human services professionals in Minnesota were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $43,680 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $29,200 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in human services and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as human services or sociology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Human Services in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Human Services in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Human Services in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Human Services in Minnesota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social and Human Service Assistants 18,160 $29,200 17.2%
2
Rehabilitation Counselors 1,630 $43,680 -29.1%
 

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