Human & Social Sciences

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Address complex, real-world social issues or help individuals and families meet their personal needs in a variety of settings and occupations. Our unique applied learning approach, along with our long-standing reputation in this cluster area, places our graduates in high demand.

On Campus Programs

2020–2021 Human Sciences Career Outcomes

Hands-on curriculum, co-op/internship experiences, and industry partnerships lead to successful outcomes.

Applied Social Science 19 88% NA
Criminal Justice & Rehabilitation 20 100% NA
Dietetics 14 90% NA
Health, Wellness and Fitness 20 100% NA
Human Development & Family Studies 69 100% $37K
Psychology 41 100% $31K
Rehabilitation Services 22 100% NA

Partial List of Employers

  • AmeriCorps VISTA
  • Anoka County
  • Aurora Community Services
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin
  • Bridges MN
  • Caravel Autism Health
  • Dunn County Administration
  • Eau Claire Academy
  • ETS Sports Performance
  • Family Therapy Associates, LLC
  • Fernbrook Family Center
  • Foundations Therapy
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • KinderCare Learning Center
  • L.E. Phillips Career Development Center
  • Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc.
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • Monroe County
  • New Life Family Services
  • Oneida Nation Of Indians of Wisconsin
  • Reach, Inc.
  • South St. Paul Public Schools
  • Weber Health Logistics

Typical Job Titles

  • Behavior Technician II
  • Behavioral Intervention Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Client Outreach Specialist
  • Community Empowerment
  • Contractor Assistant
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Dietetic Intern
  • Family and Community Professional
  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Human Services Professional
  • Lead teacher
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Program Assistant
  • Program Manager
  • Registered Behavior Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Vocational Coordinator

Human and Social Sciences

All Human and Social Sciences News

Student’s research examines attitudes toward vaccine among Dunn County residents

DJ Walker has a big-picture outlook on life. He is in the Army ROTC program and is interested in politics and constitutional law.

Prelaw focus puts recent alum on his chosen path to law degree, career

The applied social science program at UW-Stout has myriad opportunities for students to chart their own career course.

Human development and family studies graduate seeking career in school counseling

Gaetz found exactly where she ‘needed to be’ at UW-Stout and in the helping professions

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