The Adelphi University online Bachelor of Arts in Social Science program provides students with the educational credential they need to achieve their career goals—quickly, conveniently and affordably. This practical degree, offered in a supportive academic environment, helps adult learners advance personally and professionally without getting in the way of their regular jobs or family life.
As a stand-alone degree or the academic foundation for post-graduate studies, the BA in Social Science online helps you develop essential skills for today’s world. You gain theoretical knowledge of human behavior and culture and learn how to apply this knowledge to real-world problems. You graduate with skills including:
These skills not only prepare you for the rigors of graduate-level education in a range of disciplines, they also are marketable across an array of professions.
At the Adelphi College of Professional and Continuing Studies (CPCS), we support you from the time you first inquire about a degree program to the time you graduate. Your personal enrollment counselor guides you through the admissions process. Prior to enrollment, the program’s academic advisor helps you map out the best educational route for achieving your goals and, upon enrollment, helps you navigate the entire Adelphi educational experience.
Our student-centered approach means you can successfully complete your degree and enjoy a rewarding online educational experience.
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Our students typically are career-focused adult learners who are balancing multiple obligations. They want to complete their degree with minimal disruption to their life. They come from a range of professional backgrounds, but some may have little or no professional work experience. Most have completed some college coursework but may not have attended college recently.
Our students recognize that having no bachelor’s degree may be holding them back and are motivated to update and expand their knowledge and skills to realize their full potential in today’s academic and work environments.
Prospective students of the online bachelor’s in social science include:
The BA in Social Science degree can be a stepping stone to a variety of career paths. Since so many professions require the ability to both understand and modify human behavior and gather, interpret and gain insights from data, employers in fields ranging from K-12 education to operations seek professionals with a social science background. Though additional education and experience may be required, PayScale’s 2018 salary report highlights a range of high-paying jobs for professionals in the social sciences, including data science, management consulting, intelligence analysis and more.
Some of the most common positions for individuals with a BA in Social Science include:
If you decide to pursue more advanced education after earning your undergraduate degree in social sciences, the career landscape becomes even more diverse. For example, the top position highlighted in PayScale’s salary report linked above is data scientist.
Since 1974, the College of Professional and Continuing Studies (CPCS) has been providing nontraditional students with the confidence, knowledge and skills they need to advance academically and thrive professionally. CPCS supports student success across education levels by offering flexible learning options, small class sizes and other innovations. Our degree, non-degree, and continuing education programs have expertly prepared more than 7,000 CPCS graduates for careers in business, social services, health care, law, education and the humanities.