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Human Resource Management Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 1,002 students earned their HR degrees in NJ.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 683
Master’s Degree 279
Post-Master’s Certificate 31
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 31
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.9%
  • Black or African American: 12.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.9%
  • White: 41.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.8%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Human Resource Management Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 38,010 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a HR grad in the state is $111,740, compared to a typical salary of $70,730 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in New Jersey that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

682 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. This public school has an average net price of $20,623.

#2

Seton Hall University

South Orange
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,219 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,903. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,800 a year.

#3

Rowan University

Glassboro
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,227 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The student loan default rate of 7.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,206 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,967. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,200 a year.

#6

Rider University

Lawrenceville
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,674 Total Students

44% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,387. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,233 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $12,412. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,007 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,934 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
7,283 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $68,600 a year.

Human Resource Management Careers in NJ

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Training and Development Specialists 11% $73,280
Training and Development Managers 10% $144,860
Human Resources Managers 8% $147,500
Human Resources Specialists 7% $69,400
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 5% $76,570
Compensation and Benefits Managers 5% $160,140
Labor Relations Specialists -9% $106,240

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Business Administration & Management 8,853
Accounting 2,252
Finance & Financial Management 1,261
Marketing 746
Management Sciences & Methods 627
Business & Commerce 572
Hospitality Management 227
Management Information Systems 216

View all majors related to Human Resource Management

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