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Salaries by Major at Mercyhurst College

How much money do Mercyhurst College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $43,700 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 Mercyhurst College 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 $50,000 followed by Finance and Financial Management Services paying $45,000 and Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $43,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $41,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Mercyhurst College 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 Mercyhurst College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $50,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,400
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $41,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $27,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213987 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Mercyhurst College.