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Salaries by Major at Harding University

How much money do Harding University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,800 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Harding University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $61,100 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $56,800 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $53,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $123,800 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $102,000 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $75,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Harding University graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Harding University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (First Professional Degree) $123,800
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $102,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $75,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $66,300
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $61,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $57,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $53,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $52,600
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $49,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $40,800
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $40,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $39,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Bible/Biblical Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107044 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Harding University.