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Human Resource Management at George Washington University

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Human Resource Management at George Washington University

If you are interested in studying human resource management, you may want to check out the program at George Washington University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 27,017 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 45 HR majors received their bachelor's degree from GWU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Resource Management section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Human Resource Management Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR
  • Master’s Degree in HR
  • Doctorate Degree in HR

Online Classes Are Available at GWU

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

GWU does offer online education options in HR for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

GWU Human Resource Management Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the HR progam at GWU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The HR major at GWU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Human Resource Management. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank

In 2021, 100 students received their master’s degree in HR from GWU. This makes it the #21 most popular school for HR master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 17 students who received their doctoral degrees in HR, making the school the #5 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do HR Graduates from GWU Make?

The median salary of HR students who receive their bachelor's degree at GWU is $51,900. This is 19% higher than $43,491, which is the national average for all HR bachelor's degree recipients.


HR Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the HR majors at George Washington University.

GWU Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 45 students earned a bachelor's degree in HR from GWU. About 78% of these graduates were women and the other 22% were men.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor's in HR.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 20
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

GWU Human Resource Management Master’s Program

70% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 100 HR majors earned their master's degree from GWU. Of these graduates, 30% were men and 70% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 27% men graduate in HR each year. GWU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in HR.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 41
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

GWU also has a doctoral program available in HR. In 2021, 17 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That HR Grads May Go Into

A degree in HR can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Human Resources Specialists 7,270 $93,880
Training and Development Specialists 1,890 $76,690
Human Resources Managers 1,540 $162,410
Business Professors 640 $115,320
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 540 $88,400


*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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