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Bachelor of Science in Social Science

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Science in Social Science. This degree will help students learn to address social issues from an interdisciplinary perspective, communicate with a diverse audience, develop strong critical thinking skills, articulate the range of research methods used in the social sciences, and recognize good evidence. Students will also learn to identify the implications of social science on various issues to develop policies and programs that enhance human welfare.

Career opportunities with this degree include the following fields:

  • Business administration
  • Community service
  • Human resources
  • Law enforcement
  • Health services
  • Government
  • Elder care


High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education