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Undergraduate Certificates in Human Resource Management

444 Yearly Graduations
$46,900 Median Salary
$9,500 Median Debt
An undergraduate certificate in HR is offered at 62 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 39% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.4% of HR graduates were international students.

Education Levels of HR Majors

In 2018-2019, 444 undergraduate certificates were awarded to HR majors. This makes it the 9th most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in HR at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 11,757
Master’s Degree 8,943
Basic Certificate 2,611
Graduate Certificate 1,510
Associate’s Degree 1,241
Undergraduate Certificate 444
Doctor’s Degree 317

Earnings of HR Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in HR is $46,900. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $43,400 and the high is $46,900.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in HR is $9,500. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $22,726 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $7,125.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $99.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in HR. About 77.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 99
Women 345
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in HR

The racial-ethnic distribution of HR undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 81
Hispanic or Latino 54
White 233
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 57
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of HR Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 62 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in HR. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

92 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for HR students seekingan undergraduate certificate is University of Maryland Global Campus. Roughly 58,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

The HR program at University of Maryland Global Campus awarded 92 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 58% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

32 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbus State Community College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 28,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Columbus State. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#3

Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, Wisconsin
26 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Lakeshore Technical College. Each year, around 2,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at LTC. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

25 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Edison State Community College. Each year, around 3,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The HR program at Edison State Community College awarded 25 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 88% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom

Lakewood, Washington
23 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in HR. Each year, around 6,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom. Of these students, 65% were women and 35% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Mid-State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
22 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mid-State Technical College comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 2,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The HR program at Mid-State Technical College awarded 22 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 77% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

22 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Lorain County Community College. Roughly 10,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their undergraduate certificate in HR from LCCC. Around 23% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#8

Joliet Junior College

Joliet, Illinois
20 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Joliet Junior College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Roughly 14,300 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 people received their undergraduate certificate in HR from Joliet Junior College. About 80% of this group were women, and 45% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

Visalia, California
20 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Roughly 6,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia. Of these students, 95% were women and 85% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana
19 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Delgado Community College. Each year, around 14,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Delgado Community College. About 95% of this group were women, and 79% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin
18 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Madison Area Technical College comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Roughly 14,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,095 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,095 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 people received their undergraduate certificate in HR from Madison College. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

16 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Iowa Tech Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Roughly 5,900 attend the school each year. The HR program at Western Iowa Tech Community College awarded 16 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 88% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Clackamas Community College

Oregon City, Oregon
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Clackamas Community College. Roughly 6,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Clackamas Community College. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in HR. Roughly 39,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The HR program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 12 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Ohio Technical College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 3,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The HR program at Central Ohio Technical College awarded 10 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 90% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Park University

Parkville, Missouri
9 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Park University. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,999 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,012 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Park University. Of these students, 33% were women and 56% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Louisiana State University - Eunice. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 undergraduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at LSU Eunice. About 88% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

East Central University

Ada, Oklahoma
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

East Central University comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Roughly 3,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,648 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,298 per year.

The HR program at East Central University awarded 7 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 57% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Clark College

Vancouver, Washington
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clark College comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 9,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The HR program at Clark College awarded 6 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

University of Maryland - Baltimore County is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in HR. Roughly 13,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,704 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,862 per year.

The HR program at University of Maryland - Baltimore County awarded 5 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

HR Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Human Resources Management 394
Other Human Resources Management 18
Human Resources Development 14
Organizational Behavior Studies 11
Labor & Industrial Relations 5

Below are some popular majors that are similar to HR that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 6,490
Accounting 4,885
Business Support & Assistance 4,663
Business & Commerce 2,017
Hospitality Management 1,014

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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