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Undergraduate Certificate in General Psychology

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Undergraduate Certificate in General Psychology

3 Yearly Graduations
$32,750 Median Salary
$19,496 Median Debt
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 67% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Psychology Majors

In 2018-2019, 3 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 108,627
Associate’s Degree 14,051
Master’s Degree 6,210
Doctor’s Degree 1,672
Graduate Certificate 205
Basic Certificate 149
Undergraduate Certificate 3

Earnings of Psychology Majors With Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in psychology is $32,750. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

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 66.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1
Women 2
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 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
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
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 15
Other Psychology 11
Child Development & Psychology 10


*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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