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Salaries by Major at Liberty University

How much money do Liberty University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,100 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 Liberty University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $67,200 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $63,700 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $60,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $78,000 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) at $59,800 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $55,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Liberty 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 Liberty University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $78,000
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,200
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $63,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $60,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $59,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $55,700
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $54,400
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $51,700
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $50,800
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,000
Public Policy Analysis (Master's Degree) $47,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $47,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $46,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,300
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Master's Degree) $43,800
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $42,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $42,000
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $41,900
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $41,800
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $41,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,800
Public Health (Master's Degree) $40,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $39,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $38,900
Religious/Sacred Music (Master's Degree) $38,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree) $38,600
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $38,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Law (Master's Degree) $36,200
Human Services (Master's Degree) $35,700
Legal Support Services (Associate's Degree) $35,100
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $35,000
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Legal Support Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Religion/Religious Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $32,800
Religion/Religious Studies (Associate's Degree) $32,100
Religious Education (Master's Degree) $31,500
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Associate's Degree) $31,200
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Legal Support Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $29,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Business/Commerce (Associate's Degree) $29,400
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Psychology (Associate's Degree) $28,400
Accounting and Related Services (Associate's Degree) $27,600
Religious/Sacred Music (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Bible/Biblical Studies (Master's Degree) $26,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Bible/Biblical Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Education, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Associate's Degree) $21,600
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $21,300
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $19,200
Apparel and Textiles (Bachelorís Degree) $18,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Associate's Degree) $15,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232557 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Liberty University.