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Human Resource Management Schools in Massachusetts

199 students earned HR degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 14th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 142
Bachelor’s Degree 38
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 58.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Human Resource Management Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Massachusetts

42,360 people in the state and 1,325,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to HR.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $75,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Massachusetts that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,251 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
31,350 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 79% of the teachers are full time.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
2,222 Total Students

An average student at Emmanuel Boston will pay a net price of $31,203. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
7,706 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Salem State grads earn an average salary of $36,200. A typical student attending Salem State will pay a net price of $19,265.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,456 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. The 5.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 62% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Fisher College

Boston
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,628 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,472. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate.

#7

Harvard University

Cambridge
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,655 Total Students

In their early career, Harvard grads earn an average salary of $70,300. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,561. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time.

#7

Nichols College

Dudley
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,560 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,500 a year.

#9

Becker College

Worcester
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
1,698 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,600 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Becker College will pay a net price of $31,804.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,989 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average. In their early career, UMass Boston grads earn an average salary of $39,300.

Human Resource Management Careers in MA

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Training and Development Managers 10% $117,330
Training and Development Specialists 10% $68,470
Human Resources Managers 9% $123,750
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 8% $70,940
Human Resources Specialists 7% $68,110
Compensation and Benefits Managers 4% $117,930
Labor Relations Specialists -6% $70,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Business Administration & Management 11,566
Business & Commerce 2,868
Accounting 2,302
Finance & Financial Management 2,091
Management Sciences & Methods 1,851
Marketing 1,736
International Business 1,001
Hospitality Management 504

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