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Human Resource Management Schools in West Virginia

73 students earned HR degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 50
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Human Resource Management Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in West Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 61.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.7%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Human Resource Management Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in West Virginia

There are 5,240 people in the state and 1,325,020 people in the nation working in HR jobs.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $61,240. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Marshall University

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Marshall University.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Martinsburg College

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,435 Total Students

15% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. 45 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
45,249 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at American Military University. This private institution charges an average net price of $9,718.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
269 Total Students

In their early career, Strayer University - West Virginia grads earn an average salary of $33,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Human Resource Management Careers in WV

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 8% $56,610
Human Resources Managers 8% $92,270
Training and Development Specialists 7% $47,710
Human Resources Specialists 5% $57,930
Training and Development Managers 0% $98,230
Labor Relations Specialists -14% $20,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Business Administration & Management 4,140
Business & Commerce 730
Accounting 563
Marketing 254
Finance & Financial Management 208
Other Business & Marketing 119
Hospitality Management 94
Management Information Systems 86

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