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Basic Certificate in Construction

1,543 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 50 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.0% of construction graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Construction Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,543 students earned their basic certificate in construction. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in construction at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 1,543
Associate’s Degree 436
Undergraduate Certificate 313

Earnings of Construction Majors With Basic Certificate

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for construction majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for construction students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificate in construction. About 95.3% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,471
Women 72
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificate in Construction

The racial-ethnic distribution of construction basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 30
Black or African American 396
Hispanic or Latino 271
White 692
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 139
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Construction Basic Certificate Students

Below are some popular majors that are similar to construction that offer basic certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Electrical & Power Installation 8,452
Building Management & Inspection 2,326
Carpentry 1,938
Plumbing & Water Supply 1,122
Masonry 284


*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.

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