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Human Resource Management Schools in Kentucky

192 students earned HR degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Human Resource Management is the 10th most popular major out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 129
Master’s Degree 50
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 11
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, a HR major is more popular with women than with men.

Human Resource Management Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Human Resource Management Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Kentucky

There are 15,120 people in the state and 1,325,020 people in the nation working in HR jobs.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $57,460. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Kentucky that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
131 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,244. 97% of the teachers are full time. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Sullivan University

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
18,171 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending WKU will pay a net price of $12,776. Graduates earn an average $28,200 after graduation.


Campbellsville University

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
12,381 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $17,872.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
710 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,942. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,357 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. The full-time teacher rate is 24%.

Human Resource Management Careers in KY

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Training and Development Specialists 12% $50,190
Training and Development Managers 9% $100,540
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 8% $52,520
Human Resources Managers 8% $88,090
Human Resources Specialists 6% $54,570
Compensation and Benefits Managers 0% $93,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Business Administration & Management 4,836
Business & Commerce 1,466
Accounting 844
Marketing 750
Business Support & Assistance 691
Finance & Financial Management 552
Management Information Systems 229
Managerial Economics 150

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