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Graduate Certificates in Human Resource Management

1,510 Yearly Graduations
$49,100 Median Salary
$36,550 Median Debt
There are 157 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in HR. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 44% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.3% of HR graduates were international students.

Education Levels of HR Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,510 students earned their graduate certificate in HR. This makes it the 9th most popular graduate 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 Graduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in HR is $49,100. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $49,100 to a high of $49,100.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in HR is $36,550. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $36,550 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $36,550.

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The median monthly payment of a HR graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $426.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in HR. About 74.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 387
Women 1,123
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in HR

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 40
Black or African American 388
Hispanic or Latino 167
White 668
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 212
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of HR Graduate Certificate Students

There are 157 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in HR. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

242 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for HR majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 94,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The HR program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 242 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 52% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

114 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Each year, around 28,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,788 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,583 per year.

The HR program at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus awarded 114 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 74% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

DeVry University - Illinois

Chicago, Illinois
79 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DeVry University - Illinois is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Roughly 18,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,663 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,072 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at DeVry University - Illinois. About 81% of this group were women, and 58% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania
71 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Villanova University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Roughly 10,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,506 per year.

The HR program at Villanova University awarded 71 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

#5

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
62 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Roughly 37,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 62 people received their graduate certificate in HR from Capella University. Of these students, 94% were women and 48% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

55 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland Global Campus is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Each year, around 58,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 55 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at UMGC. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#7

Bethel University Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
51 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bethel University Minnesota comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Roughly 4,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,300 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,700 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 51 people received their graduate certificate in HR from Bethel University Minnesota. About 57% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Champlain College

Burlington, Vermont
45 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Champlain College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 4,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,728 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,310 per year.

The HR program at Champlain College awarded 45 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 69% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
45 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Walden University. Each year, around 48,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,428 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,039 per year.

The HR program at Walden University awarded 45 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 78% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#10

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
44 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern New Hampshire University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 113,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,756 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,810 per year.

The HR program at Southern New Hampshire University awarded 44 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#11

Belhaven University

Jackson, Mississippi
39 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
95% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for HR majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Belhaven University. Each year, around 4,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $25,826 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,170 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Belhaven. Of these students, 85% were women and 95% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
38 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Roughly 27,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 people received their graduate certificate in HR from GWU. Of these students, 53% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, California
34 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Fielding Graduate University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their graduate certificate in HR from Fielding. About 71% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho
30 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Boise State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Roughly 26,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,532 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,110 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 people received their graduate certificate in HR from Boise State. About 57% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
26 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Michigan University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Each year, around 19,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,383 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,700 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Central Michigan. About 88% of this group were women, and 62% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

The Graduate Center, CUNY

New York, New York
24 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The Graduate Center, CUNY is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Roughly 8,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,930 per year.

The HR program at The Graduate Center, CUNY awarded 24 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 50% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
24 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Each year, around 0 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Penn State World Campus. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#16

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, New York
24 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

SUNY Empire State College is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Roughly 10,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at SUNY Empire. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#19

Colorado State University - Global Campus

Greenwood Village, Colorado
23 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Colorado State University - Global Campus comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in HR. Roughly 12,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 graduate certificates were handed out to HR majors at Colorado State University - Global Campus. Of these students, 78% were women and 43% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Temple University is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in HR. Roughly 38,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 people received their graduate certificate in HR from Temple. Around 45% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 4,965
Management Sciences & Methods 1,451
Accounting 1,089
Finance & Financial Management 631
Entrepreneurial Studies 584

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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