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Undergraduate Certificate in General Psychology

68 Yearly Graduations
$32,750 Median Salary
$19,496 Median Debt
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 35% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 7.4% of psychology graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Psychology Majors

In 2017-2018, 68 undergraduate certificate were awarded to psychology majors. 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 Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in psychology is $32,750. 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.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $31,750 to a high of $34,500.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in psychology is $19,496. 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, $20,750 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $15,252.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $202.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in psychology. About 70.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 20
Women 48
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 39
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Undergraduate Certificate Students

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Child Development & Psychology 16
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 9
Other Psychology 2


*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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