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Salaries by Major at Nova Southeastern University

How much money do Nova Southeastern University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $45,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,300 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 Nova 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 $62,200 followed by Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences paying $52,100 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $36,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Graduate/Professional Certificate) program rank first with a median initial income of $187,500 followed by Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Master's Degree) at $159,200 and Information Science/Studies (Doctoral Degree) who earn $116,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Nova Southeastern 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 Nova Southeastern University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $187,500
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Master's Degree) $159,200
Information Science/Studies (Doctoral Degree) $116,100
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) $105,700
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $98,800
Dentistry (Doctoral Degree) $95,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Doctoral Degree) $87,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $83,200
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $72,300
Education (Doctoral Degree) $72,000
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences (Doctoral Degree) $71,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $71,900
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $71,700
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Doctoral Degree) $69,800
Optometry (Doctoral Degree) $66,900
Taxation (Master's Degree) $65,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $64,900
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $63,800
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Doctoral Degree) $63,800
Homeland Security (Master's Degree) $63,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $62,200
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $59,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Master's Degree) $56,600
International Business (Master's Degree) $56,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $55,900
Dispute Resolution (Doctoral Degree) $55,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $54,000
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $52,700
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (Doctoral Degree) $52,700
Law (First Professional Degree) $52,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $52,000
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $52,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $51,700
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $51,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Doctoral Degree) $50,800
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $48,100
Public Health (Master's Degree) $47,300
Psychology (Master's Degree) $47,000
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $45,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $41,900
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $41,800
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Master's Degree) $39,600
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $37,500
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Master's Degree) $36,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Master's Degree) $35,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Social Work (Master's Degree) $28,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $18,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $17,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136215 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Nova Southeastern University.