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Salaries by Major at Southern Connecticut State University

How much money do Southern 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 $36,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,800 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 SCSU 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 $69,600 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $48,600 and Special Education and Teaching graduates who have a median starting income of $43,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) program rank first with a median initial income of $73,000 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $72,700 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $60,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Southern 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 Southern Connecticut State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $73,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $72,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $69,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $60,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $55,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $54,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $53,900
Special Education and Teaching (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $52,000
Public Health (Master's Degree) $51,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $51,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $48,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $47,300
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Education (Master's Degree) $43,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $42,400
Education (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $41,800
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $41,500
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Education (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130493 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Southern Connecticut State University.