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Undergraduate Certificates in Business Administration & Management

6,490 Yearly Graduations
$33,600 Median Salary
$15,010 Median Debt
An undergraduate certificate in business administration is offered at 528 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 42% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.9% of business administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Business Administration Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6,490 students earned their undergraduate certificate in business administration. This makes it the 1st most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in business administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 172,408
Master’s Degree 128,188
Associate’s Degree 60,528
Basic Certificate 34,964
Undergraduate Certificate 6,490
Graduate Certificate 4,965
Doctor’s Degree 2,604

Earnings of Business Administration Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in business administration is $33,600. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $26,500 and the high is $49,600.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in business administration is $15,010. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $24,253 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,500.

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The median monthly payment of a business administration graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $156.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in business administration. About 62.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2,435
Women 4,055
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Business Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of business administration undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 210
Black or African American 1,253
Hispanic or Latino 1,038
White 3,413
International Students 121
Other Races/Ethnicities 455
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Business Administration Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 528 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in business administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
1,077 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for business administration majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Roughly 72,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,077 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at Ivy Tech Community College. About 63% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

409 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Sinclair Community College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in business administration. Roughly 18,700 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 409 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at Sinclair Community College. About 49% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Cedar Valley College

Lancaster, Texas
219 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Cedar Valley College. Roughly 8,700 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 219 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at Cedar Valley College. About 54% of this group were women, and 68% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
186 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tarrant County College District comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Roughly 50,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 186 people received their undergraduate certificate in business administration from Tarrant County College. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#5

El Centro College

Dallas, Texas
135 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

El Centro College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in business administration. Roughly 12,900 attend the school each year. The business administration program at El Centro College awarded 135 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 92% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 68% were women.

#6

Grossmont College

El Cajon, California
119 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Grossmont College. Each year, around 16,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 119 people received their undergraduate certificate in business administration from Grossmont College. About 39% of this group were women, and 49% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

117 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia Northwestern Technical College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Each year, around 6,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 117 people received their undergraduate certificate in business administration from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Of these students, 67% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

101 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland Global Campus comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Each year, around 58,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

The business administration program at University of Maryland Global Campus awarded 101 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 53% were women.

#9

Central Community College

Grand Island, Nebraska
100 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Central Community College. Roughly 6,300 attend the school each year. The business administration program at Central Community College awarded 100 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 66% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
98 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central New Mexico Community College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in business administration. Each year, around 23,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The business administration program at Central New Mexico Community College awarded 98 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 55% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#11

North Lake College

Irving, Texas
93 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Lake College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in business administration. Each year, around 11,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The business administration program at North Lake College awarded 93 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 74% of this group were women, and 72% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Richland College

Dallas, Texas
91 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Richland College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Each year, around 20,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The business administration program at Richland College awarded 91 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 71% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Albany Technical College

Albany, Georgia
88 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Albany Technical College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in business administration. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The business administration program at Albany Technical College awarded 88 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 91% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 81% were women.

#14

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin
85 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Madison Area Technical College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Each year, around 14,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,095 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,095 per year.

The business administration program at Madison Area Technical College awarded 85 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 54% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
81 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Georgia Technical College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Roughly 8,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 81 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at CGTC. Around 72% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 72% were women.

#16

Jackson College

Jackson, Michigan
79 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jackson College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Roughly 4,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at Jackson College. About 23% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
72 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lone Star College System comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Each year, around 74,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 72 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at North Harris Montgomery. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 76% were women.

#18

Amarillo College

Amarillo, Texas
65 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Amarillo College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Each year, around 9,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at Amarillo College. Of these students, 71% were women and 55% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Marion Technical College

Marion, Ohio
65 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Marion Technical College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Roughly 2,500 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 undergraduate certificates were handed out to business administration majors at MTC. Of these students, 40% were women and 28% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

63 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern Crescent Technical College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in business administration. Roughly 5,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 63 people received their undergraduate certificate in business administration from Southern Crescent Technical College. Of these students, 79% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Business Administration Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 5,364
Office Administration 408
Supply Chain Management 280
Retail Management 131
Interior Design Management 94

Below are some popular majors that are similar to business administration that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Accounting 4,885
Business Support & Assistance 4,663
Business & Commerce 2,017
Hospitality Management 1,014
Marketing 567

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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