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Basic Certificate in General Psychology

103 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 17% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 3.9% of psychology graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Psychology Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 103 students earned their basic certificate in psychology. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in psychology at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 110,238
Associate’s Degree 12,355
Master’s Degree 6,333
Doctor’s Degree 1,760
Graduate Certificate 204
Basic Certificate 103
Undergraduate Certificate 68

Earnings of Psychology Majors With Basic Certificate

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

Student Debt

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

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in psychology. About 89.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 11
Women 92
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificate in Psychology

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 80
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Basic Certificate Students

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 71
Other Psychology 24
Child Development & Psychology 3


*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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