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Salaries by Major at Central Connecticut State University

How much money do Central Connecticut State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,000 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 CCSU 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 $67,600 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $65,500 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $62,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $188,500 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $80,600 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $78,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Central Connecticut State 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 Central Connecticut State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $188,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $80,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $78,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $67,600
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $62,900
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,700
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $60,500
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $52,900
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $52,200
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $50,500
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $49,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,600
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $45,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $44,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,300
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $42,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $17,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128771 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Central Connecticut State University.