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Salaries by Major at Minnesota State University Moorhead

How much money do Minnesota State University Moorhead graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $42,400 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 MSU Moorhead 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 $63,100 followed by Construction Management paying $61,400 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $43,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $49,500 followed by Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) at $47,800 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) who earn $40,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Minnesota State University Moorhead 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 Minnesota State University Moorhead graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $63,100
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $61,400
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $49,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $47,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,600
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $35,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Legal Support Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174358 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Minnesota State University Moorhead.