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Human Resource Management Schools in Kentucky

139 HR students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In terms of popularity, Human Resource Management is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 20 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 98
Master’s Degree 41

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 22.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 66.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 5.8%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 15,120 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Kentucky

HR grads earn an average of $57,460 in the state and $70,730 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Kentucky that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
101 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,211 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average.


Sullivan University

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,165 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,692 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 42%.

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 2,615
Business & Commerce 2,455
Accounting 748
Marketing 721
Finance & Financial Management 532
Management Sciences & Methods 227
Managerial Economics 126
Management Information Systems 84

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