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Undergraduate Certificate in Construction

245 Yearly Graduations
$20,300 Median Salary
$9,879 Median Debt
This degree is more popular with male students, and about 40% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Construction Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 245 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 1,144
Associate’s Degree 351
Undergraduate Certificate 245

Earnings of Construction Majors With Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in construction is $20,300. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $19,650 to a high of $20,900.


Student Debt

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


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $102.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue undergraduate certificate in construction. About 94.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 232
Women 13
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 8
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 95
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 70
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 9,294
Carpentry 1,684
Building Management & Inspection 1,233
Plumbing & Water Supply 1,182
Masonry 137


*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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