Human Services in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Human Services Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.6% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in human services. Thus, South Dakota's 9 human services schools put out approximately 131 human services professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of South Dakota, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a human services program. It is located in Vermillion. In 2010, 44 students graduated from University of South Dakota's human services program. The tuition rate at University of South Dakota was $6,762 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a human services program is Dakota Wesleyan University. Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Mitchell. In 2010, Dakota Wesleyan University graduated 8 students from its human services program. Students at Dakota Wesleyan University paid $19,850 per year in tuition fees.

Lake Area Technical Institute, which is located in Watertown, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a human services program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. 17 students graduated with degree in human services from Lake Area Technical Institute in 2010. Lake Area Technical Institute charged in-state students $5,236 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's human services schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,206 per year, though tuition can range from $21,890 per year to $2,396 per year. In 2010, the following South Dakota human services schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $21,890 per year
  2. Dakota Wesleyan University - located in Mitchell, students are charged $19,850 per year
  3. Presentation College - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $15,135 per year

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

  1. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year
  2. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year
  3. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year

A human services degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota human services professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - 410 human services professionals
  2. Beadle County - 400 human services professionals
  3. Meade County - 230 human services professionals

Salary

human services professionals in South Dakota earn $29,395 per year on average. But, salaries for human services professional can vary. In 2010, human services professional made as little as less than $16,340 per year or as much as more than $52,980 per year in South Dakota. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for human services professionals are:

  1. Lincoln County - $30,465 per year
  2. Bennett County - $28,480 per year
  3. Meade County - $28,420 per year

The South Dakota counties with the lowest average salary for human services professionals are:

  1. Aurora County - $23,490 per year
  2. Beadle County - $28,185 per year
  3. Meade County - $28,420 per year

The human services professionals with highest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $35,210 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $23,580 per year

The human services professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Human Services Care Specialist - $35,210 per year
  2. Human Services Program Specialist - $23,580 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in human services in South Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as human services or sociology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Human Services in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services in South Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Human Services in South Dakota
  • Certificate in Human Services in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,576 miles from location University of South Dakota Vermillion SD 64.495 41% 9,617
6,636 miles from location Northern State University Aberdeen SD 24.2292 38% 2,625
6,834 miles from location Oglala Lakota College Kyle SD 5.47762 n/a 1,804
6,562 miles from location University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 24.3457 41% 1,570
6,572 miles from location Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown SD 35.7982 82% 1,291
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679
6,562 miles from location Kilian Community College Sioux Falls SD 6.73111 n/a 336
 

Curious what studying Human Services gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in South Dakota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social and Human Service Assistants + 990 $23,580 76.8%
2
Rehabilitation Counselors + 340 $35,210 9.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are human services related jobs in South Dakota