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Salaries by Major at Texas Southern University

How much money do Texas Southern University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $28,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $36,200 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 TSU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other with a median starting salary of $48,500 followed by Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions paying $47,400 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $35,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $117,500 followed by Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) at $54,300 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $50,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Texas Southern 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 Texas Southern University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $117,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $54,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $50,900
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $47,400
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $41,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,200
Law (First Professional Degree) $37,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $34,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $20,900
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $18,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229063 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Texas Southern University.