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Human Resource Management Schools in Pennsylvania

1,765 students earned HR degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 806
Master’s Degree 703
Post-Master’s Certificate 135
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 135
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 57
Associate’s Degree 45
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 11.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 67.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.3%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Human Resource Management Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Pennsylvania

53,160 people in the state and 1,325,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to HR.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a HR grad in the state is $78,320, compared to a typical salary of $70,730 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 64 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

373 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. In their early career, Penn State World Campus grads earn an average salary of $40,100.

236 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $30,996. In their early career, Penn State University Park grads earn an average salary of $40,100.

#3

Villanova University

Villanova
220 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
10,848 Total Students

The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Villanova. This private school has an average net price of $40,134. The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#4

Temple University

Philadelphia
207 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. 54% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
10,559 Total Students

66% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#6

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
69 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,608 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Pitt. In their early career, Pitt grads earn an average salary of $39,500. A typical student attending Pitt will pay a net price of $28,758.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,362 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $33,742. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
5,253 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. An average student at University of Scranton will pay a net price of $35,313. 66% of the teachers are full time.

#10

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,033.

Human Resource Management Careers in PA

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 9% $67,720
Training and Development Specialists 9% $61,510
Human Resources Managers 8% $117,790
Human Resources Specialists 8% $62,800
Training and Development Managers 7% $116,250
Compensation and Benefits Managers 6% $131,690
Labor Relations Specialists -7% $66,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Business Administration & Management 12,242
Finance & Financial Management 6,247
Accounting 4,279
Marketing 2,687
Business & Commerce 2,580
Management Sciences & Methods 2,404
Insurance 746
Hospitality Management 721

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