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Salaries by Major at Sacred Heart University

How much money do Sacred Heart University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $46,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,700 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 SHU 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 $71,500 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $62,800 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $58,500 .

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 $90,100 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $73,300 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $71,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Sacred Heart 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 Sacred Heart University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $90,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $73,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $71,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $71,300
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $71,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $70,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $62,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $56,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $54,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $49,400
Psychology, Other (Master's Degree) $45,200
Education (Master's Degree) $45,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130253 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Sacred Heart University.