Graduate Certificates in Graphic Communications
Education Levels of Graphic Communication Majors
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 students earned their graduate certificate in graphic communication. This earns it the #144 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in graphic communication at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Graphic Communication Majors With Graduate Certificates
The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in graphic communication is $44,500. 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 $41,650 and the high is $47,350.
The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in graphic communication is $115,069. 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, $115,069 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $115,069.
More men than women pursue graduate certificates in graphic communication. About 76.0% of graduates in this field are male.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of graphic communication graduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
Most Popular Graphic Communication Programs for Graduate Certificates
There are 4 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in graphic communication. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:
The most popular school in the United States for graphic communication students seekinga graduate certificate is Southern Methodist University. Each year, around 11,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $40,896 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 people received their graduate certificate in graphic communication from SMU. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 22% were women.
The 2nd most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Virginia Commonwealth University. Each year, around 29,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,177 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,701 per year.
The graphic communication program at Virginia Commonwealth University awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.
Rochester Institute of Technology comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in graphic communication. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,049 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,522 per year.
For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to graphic communication majors at RIT.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to graphic communication that offer graduate certificates.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Other Communication Technology||2|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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