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Undergraduate Certificate in Construction

313 Yearly Graduations
$20,300 Median Salary
$9,879 Median Debt
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 31% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Construction Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 313 students earned their undergraduate 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 Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in construction is $20,300. 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.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $19,650 and the high is $20,900.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in construction is $9,879. 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, $10,068 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,690.


The median monthly payment of a construction graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $102.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue undergraduate certificate in construction. About 92.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 290
Women 23
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Construction

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 36
Hispanic or Latino 37
White 133
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 103
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Construction Undergraduate Certificate Students

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Electrical & Power Installation 9,783
Carpentry 1,584
Plumbing & Water Supply 1,251
Building Management & Inspection 1,213
Masonry 116


*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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