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Fort Valley State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Fort Valley State University

How much money do Fort Valley State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $25,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $32,000 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 Fort Valley State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Criminal Justice and Corrections with a median starting salary of $27,500 followed by Information Science/Studies paying $26,800 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $25,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $34,800 followed by Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) at $34,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Fort Valley 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 Fort Valley State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $34,800
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $34,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,800
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $19,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139719 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Fort Valley State University.