Population Studies

Population studies focuses on demographic information and trends within human populations. While undergraduate degrees are available, individuals with advanced degrees in population studies or a related field may have better job opportunities.

Inside Population Studies

Population studies, also known as demography, looks at the various facets of human populations by collecting and analyzing demographic data. By studying various population factors, demographers can help identify and resolve population issues, including public health, migration, criminology, urban development and environmental concerns.

Education Information

Population studies is a concentration most commonly found in sociology programs, although it is also found in economics, anthropology, criminal justice and public affairs. Most population studies programs are offered at the graduate level, with only a few undergraduate programs. Graduate certificate programs are also available to augment a master's degree. Population studies coursework includes quantitative methods, population processes and sociological theories. Below are some of the degree programs related to population studies listed by education level.

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