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Salaries by Major at National University

How much money do National University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $57,900 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 National University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $81,100 followed by Management Information Systems and Services paying $71,100 and Computer Science graduates who have a median starting income of $67,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $85,600 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $80,700 and Public Administration (Master's Degree) who earn $71,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for National 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 National University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Master's Degree) $85,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $81,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $80,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $71,100
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $71,000
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $67,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,200
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $62,500
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $61,500
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $59,900
Education (Master's Degree) $58,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $56,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $54,600
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $53,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $50,400
Psychology (Master's Degree) $49,100
Public Health (Master's Degree) $48,600
English Language and Literature (Master's Degree) $48,000
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $47,900
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,100
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $39,500
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Master's Degree) $38,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=119605 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for National University.