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Salaries by Major at Towson University

How much money do Towson University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $40,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,500 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 TU 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 $66,100 followed by Computer Science paying $65,000 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $53,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $108,100 followed by Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $82,500 and Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) who earn $79,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Towson 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 Towson University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $108,100
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $82,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $79,900
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $74,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $66,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $65,100
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $59,100
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $56,400
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $55,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $55,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $54,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $53,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $52,800
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $52,000
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $51,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $51,700
Education (Master's Degree) $47,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $46,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $45,900
Psychology (Master's Degree) $45,800
Education, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $44,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $43,300
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $40,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $37,200
History (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Social Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Human Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $18,800
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $18,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164076 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Towson University.