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Salaries by Major at Capella University

How much money do Capella University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $56,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $70,400 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 Capella University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management with a median starting salary of $77,500 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $72,400 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $65,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $107,900 followed by Computer and Information Sciences (Doctoral Degree) at $99,500 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) who earn $94,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Capella 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 Capella University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Doctoral Degree) $107,900
Computer and Information Sciences (Doctoral Degree) $99,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $94,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Doctoral Degree) $92,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Doctoral Degree) $90,700
Business/Commerce (Doctoral Degree) $89,600
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Doctoral Degree) $86,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $86,200
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Master's Degree) $78,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Master's Degree) $78,300
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $77,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $74,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Doctoral Degree) $73,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $72,400
Education, Other (Doctoral Degree) $71,200
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $69,400
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $69,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Doctoral Degree) $69,000
Education (Doctoral Degree) $68,300
Human Resources Management and Services (Doctoral Degree) $67,100
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Doctoral Degree) $67,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $65,700
Human Services (Doctoral Degree) $64,600
Curriculum and Instruction (Doctoral Degree) $63,100
Social Work (Doctoral Degree) $63,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $61,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $60,300
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $59,700
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Doctoral Degree) $59,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $59,000
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $55,100
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $52,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $51,700
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $51,600
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,900
Education, Other (Master's Degree) $50,800
Public Health (Master's Degree) $50,400
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other (Doctoral Degree) $50,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $49,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,700
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $48,200
Marketing (Master's Degree) $47,100
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $46,900
Homeland Security (Master's Degree) $46,600
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $46,400
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $44,000
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $43,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $43,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $41,800
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $41,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Human Resources Management and Services (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $41,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $41,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $41,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (First Professional Degree) $40,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $40,700
Gerontology (Master's Degree) $40,500
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Human Services (Master's Degree) $38,800
Psychology, Other (Master's Degree) $38,200
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $38,100
Psychology (Master's Degree) $37,400
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $37,200
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (First Professional Degree) $37,200
Research and Experimental Psychology (Master's Degree) $37,000
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Master's Degree) $37,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Social Sciences, Other (Master's Degree) $36,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=413413 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Capella University.