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Human Resource Management Schools in District of Columbia

277 students earned HR degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 10th 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 175
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 38
Post-Master’s Certificate 38
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 30.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 39.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.3%
  • Other Races: 10.1%
Human Resource Management Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in District of Columbia

12,780 people in the state and 1,325,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to HR.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $93,880. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

51% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Georgetown University

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $65,200 a year. The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Georgetown. The full-time teacher rate is 48%.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
11,608 Total Students

In their early career, Strayer University - Global Region grads earn an average salary of $33,100. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,707 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $15,414. In their early career, Trinity College grads earn an average salary of $32,300. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
815 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.


American University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,318 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

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 12% $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 4% $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 2,637
Business & Commerce 734
Finance & Financial Management 628
Accounting 502
Marketing 316
International Business 285
Management Sciences & Methods 226
Entrepreneurial Studies 206

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