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Human Resource Management Schools in Maryland

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

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

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 451
Master’s Degree 143
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 122
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 122
Post-Master’s Certificate 56
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 56
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 19
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 19
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 37.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.8%
  • White: 31.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 12.1%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Maryland

There are 29,070 people in the state and 1,325,020 people in the nation working in HR jobs.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Maryland

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $83,860. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.


There are 5 colleges in Maryland that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

451 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
58,526 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It takes the average student 5.00 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 55% get financial aid.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
21,917 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Graduates earn an average $48,390 after graduation. The average student takes 4.38 years to complete their degree at Towson.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
6,250 Total Students

The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at Bowie State University. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,562 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,760 Total Students

The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 60% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 12% are considered full time.


McDaniel College

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,931 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, McDaniel grads earn an average salary of $43,563.

Human Resource Management Careers in MD

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Training and Development Managers 9% $121,770
Labor Relations Specialists 8% $89,470
Training and Development Specialists 8% $66,210
Human Resources Managers 7% $132,080
Human Resources Specialists 6% $71,280
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 6% $71,650
Compensation and Benefits Managers 6% $137,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Business Administration & Management 6,675
Business & Commerce 2,294
Accounting 1,295
Management Sciences & Methods 1,115
Finance & Financial Management 726
Marketing 611
Management Information Systems 269
Hospitality Management 117

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