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Basic Certificate in Construction

1,144 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.6% of construction graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Construction Majors

In 2017-2018, 1,144 basic certificate were awarded to construction majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in construction at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 1,144
Associate’s Degree 351
Undergraduate Certificate 245

Earnings of Construction Majors With Basic Certificate

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for construction majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificate in construction. About 93.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,071
Women 73
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 32
Black or African American 358
Hispanic or Latino 200
White 464
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 83
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 7,742
Building Management & Inspection 2,431
Carpentry 1,861
Plumbing & Water Supply 1,012
Masonry 315


*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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