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Salaries by Major at Howard University

How much money do Howard University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $51,800 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 Howard graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions with a median starting salary of $81,300 followed by Management Information Systems and Services paying $65,700 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $65,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $114,600 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) at $97,000 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $80,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Howard 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 Howard University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $114,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $97,000
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $81,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $80,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $73,500
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Master's Degree) $69,600
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $68,000
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $65,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $65,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $57,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,700
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $54,700
Law (First Professional Degree) $52,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $51,800
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Master's Degree) $51,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $48,900
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $45,400
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $43,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $20,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $16,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131520 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Howard University.