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Human Resource Management Schools in District of Columbia

407 students earned HR degrees in District of Columbia in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in District of Columbia

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 247
Post-Master’s Certificate 85
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 85
Bachelor’s Degree 47
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 17
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 17
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 17
Associate Degree 11

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a HR major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.6%
  • Black or African American: 23.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 35.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.1%
  • Other Races: 13.0%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 12,780 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in District of Columbia

HR grads earn an average of $93,880 in the state and $70,730 nationwide.


There are 7 colleges in District of Columbia that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
27,017 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. 53% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.


Georgetown University

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,371 Total Students

In their early career, Georgetown grads earn an average salary of $71,107. The student loan default rate of 0.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at Georgetown will pay a net price of $32,108.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,457 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - Global Region. 12% of the teachers are full time.


American University

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
14,001 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
493 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,819. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
1,846 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,007 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Trinity College will pay a net price of $13,785. Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
745 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. The full-time teacher rate is 17%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,628 a year.

Human Resource Management Careers in DC

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Training and Development Managers 17% $140,130
Training and Development Specialists 13% $70,400
Compensation and Benefits Managers 8% $129,960
Human Resources Managers 6% $157,250
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 6% $83,280
Human Resources Specialists 5% $92,420
Labor Relations Specialists -6% $81,080

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to HR.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Business Administration & Management 2,467
Business & Commerce 1,002
Finance & Financial Management 687
Accounting 467
Management Sciences & Methods 431
Marketing 272
International Business 263
Real Estate 204

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