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Passionate about helping others? Job prospects are bright!

When you pursue your degree in human services, you’re not just preparing for a ho-hum, 9-to-5 job. You’re planning for an exciting and fulfilling career helping others live better lives. 

Whether your passion is improving the environment people live in, the food they eat or the relationships they develop throughout their lifetimes, you’ll find a wide-open field where individuals with skills like yours are in high demand.

What kind of jobs can I get with my degree?

The School of Human Sciences prepares students for careers in a variety of fields and settings.

Aviation sciences
  • Commercial pilot
  • Transport pilot
  • Charter pilot
  • Certified flight instructor
  • Aviation CTE teacher
  • Airport management
  • Transportation security screener
  • Airfield operations specialist
Construction management
  • Facilities manager
  • Site engineer
  • Building surveyor
  • Building services engineer
  • Sustainability consultant
Dietetics and nutritional sciences
  • Registered dietitian
  • Specialized nutritionist
  • Consulting
  • Research
  • College-level teaching
  • Sports nutrition counseling
  • Feature writing
  • Product development
  • Nutritional program management
Family and consumer sciences
  • Teacher 
  • Government employee
  • Product promotion
  • Public relations
  • Consulting
Food and nutrition
  • Marketing or public relations
  • Food service management
  • Food health inspection
  • Nutrition health coaching
  • Food bank counselor
  • Children’s protective services
  • Food safety and sanitation
  • Wellness coordinator
  • Nutritional services specialist
Hospitality administration
  • Hotel management
  • Chef
  • Restaurant management
  • Meeting and event planning
  • Operations management
  • Guest relations
  • Catering management
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Theme park management
Human development and family studies
  • Business, consumer and family resource services
  • Health care and family wellness
  • Community-based social services
  • Government and public policy
  • Faith-based programs
  • Early childhood education
  • Public school education and youth development
  • College-level teaching
  • Family life, community and parent education
  • Guidance counseling
  • Family intervention
  • International education and development
  • Research
  • Communications
Interior design
  • Residential design
  • Kitchen and bath design
  • Ergonomic design
  • Sustainable design
  • Age-in-place design
  • Window treatment design/fabrication
  • Home staging
  • Product sales
  • Health care design
  • Hospitality design
  • Civic design
  • Renovations
  • Facility management/in-house design
  • Lighting design
  • Product design
  • Marketing
  • Education
  • Retail management
  • Retail sales
  • Fashion buying
  • Visual merchandising
  • Executive training
  • Merchandise management
  • Account management
  • Showroom sales

Job availability and growth

The Bureau of Labor Statistics generally refers to most human science-related professions as community and social service occupations. Employment in this general area is expected to increase by 10 percent by 2024. That equals about 255,000 new jobs waiting to be filled by talented, dedicated people like you.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13014, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962