The US has a system of social science education with opportunities for everyone. Any international student who graduates from a secondary school or the equivalent can pursue a social science higher education in one form or another. In 2009 over 57,000 international students studied social sciences in the United States.
Social Sciences - 32,242
Psychology - 9,269
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - 6,253
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies - 3,628
Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender Studies - 2,321
History - 2,546
Security and Protective Services - 1,089
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- Widespread Availability of US Social Sciences Education - social sciences degrees and diplomas are offered by most US universities and colleges.
- Undergraduate Social Sciences Credentials in the USA - not only are there a wide variety of degrees available - bachelor's and associate's degrees - but also dual (joint) degrees and 2-year diplomas. To learn more about 3-4 year bachelor's degrees in social sciences, click here. To learn more about 3-5 year dual (joint) degrees, click here. To learn more about 2-year associate's degrees in social sciences, click here.
- Flexible Programs of Study in Social Sciences - from part- and full-time and distance education delivery formats, to co-op and international exchange. To learn more about flexible programs of study in social sciences, click here.
- Social Sciences Education in a Multicultural Environment - learn from physical and life sciences professors and students from all over the world. To learn more about social sciences education in a multicultural environment, click here.