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Undergraduate Certificates in Human Development & Family Studies

3,967 Yearly Graduations
$17,600 Median Salary
$17,206 Median Debt
There are 411 schools in the United States where you can get your undergraduate certificate in human development. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 59% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.9% of human development graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Human Development Majors

In 2018-2019, 3,967 earned their undergraduate certificate in human development. This makes it the 18th most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in human development at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 16,159
Bachelor’s Degree 13,218
Associate’s Degree 8,681
Undergraduate Certificate 3,967
Master’s Degree 1,335
Graduate Certificate 178
Doctor’s Degree 149

Earnings of Human Development Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in human development is $17,600. 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 $10,100 and the high is $20,900.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in human development is $17,206. 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, $24,878 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $8,078.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $179.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in human development. About 97.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 100
Women 3,867
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Human Development

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 226
Black or African American 811
Hispanic or Latino 1,165
White 1,548
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 182
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Human Development Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 411 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in human development. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Mt. San Jacinto College

San Jacinto, California
164 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mt. San Jacinto College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 15,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 164 people received their undergraduate certificate in human development from MSJC. Around 72% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

#2

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
153 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

City College of San Francisco is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. Each year, around 24,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 153 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at City College of San Francisco. Around 97% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 97% were women.

#3

Hinds Community College

Raymond, Mississippi
136 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hinds Community College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. Roughly 11,800 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 136 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at Hinds Community College. About 99% of this group were women, and 92% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, Mississippi
79 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in human development. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 people received their undergraduate certificate in human development from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Of these students, 100% were women and 59% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Florida
78 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 78 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at Pinellas Technical College -St. Petersburg. About 100% of this group were women, and 46% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Cerritos College

Norwalk, California
77 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Cerritos College. Each year, around 22,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The human development program at Cerritos College awarded 77 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 96% of this group were women, and 90% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Citrus College

Glendora, California
75 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Citrus College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in human development. Each year, around 13,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The human development program at Citrus College awarded 75 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 96% were women and 91% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Fred K Marchman Technical College

New Port Richey, Florida
68 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Fred K Marchman Technical College. The human development program at Fred K Marchman Technical College awarded 68 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Ozarks Technical Community College

Springfield, Missouri
61 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Ozarks Technical Community College. Roughly 11,700 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at OTC. About 97% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Los Angeles Mission College

Sylmar, California
59 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Los Angeles Mission College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in human development. Each year, around 10,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The human development program at Los Angeles Mission College awarded 59 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 86% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 98% were women.

#11

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, California
49 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bakersfield College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. Each year, around 26,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The human development program at Bakersfield College awarded 49 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 98% were women and 94% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia
46 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Northern Virginia Community College. Roughly 51,800 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 people received their undergraduate certificate in human development from Northern Virginia Community College. Around 61% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

#13

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
42 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Milwaukee Area Technical College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at MATC. About 100% of this group were women, and 69% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, Missouri
42 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Saint Louis Community College. Each year, around 17,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at Saint Louis Community College. Of these students, 98% were women and 55% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Riverside City College

Riverside, California
41 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Riverside City College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in human development. Roughly 21,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 people received their undergraduate certificate in human development from Riverside City College. Around 76% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

#16

Carl Albert State College

Poteau, Oklahoma
39 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for human development majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Carl Albert State College. The human development program at Carl Albert State College awarded 39 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#17

Angelina College

Lufkin, Texas
34 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Angelina College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at AC. Of these students, 100% were women and 59% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, California
34 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saddleback College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in human development. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at Saddleback College. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

34 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Hazard Community and Technical College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in human development. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their undergraduate certificate in human development from Hazard Community and Technical College.

#20

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles, California
33 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Los Angeles Trade Technical College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in human development. Roughly 13,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 undergraduate certificates were handed out to human development majors at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. Around 97% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 97% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to human development that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Textile & Apparel Studies 160
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 65
Human Sciences Business Services 5

References

*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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