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Undergraduate Certificates in Finance & Financial Management

127 Yearly Graduations
$16,014 Median Salary
$25,937 Median Debt
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, 16.5% of finance graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Finance Majors

In 2020-2021, 127 undergraduate certificates were awarded to finance majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in finance at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 48,215
Master’s Degree 4,544
Basic Certificate 3,329
Graduate Certificate 1,197
Associate Degree 323
Undergraduate Certificate 127
Doctor’s Degree 43

Earnings of Finance Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in finance is $16,014. 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. To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $15,718 to a high of $16,233.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in finance is $25,937. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $25,937 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $21,875.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $499.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in finance. About 53.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 59
Women 68

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 49
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Finance Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Banking & Financial Support Services 65
Finance 50
Other Financial Management 11
Financial Planning & Services 1

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 5,845
Accounting 4,263
Business Support & Assistance 4,211
Business & Commerce 1,440
Hospitality Management 852


*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.

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