Eastern Michigan University Rankings by Salary Score

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Eastern Michigan University is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Eastern Michigan University

We calculated a salary score for each of Eastern Michigan University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Eastern Michigan University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for EMU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 28 92% 92% $21,150 $43,800 28
Air Transportation 84 100% 100% $26,000 $55,340 84
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 23 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 23
Anthropology 56 92% 92% Not Reported $27,440 56
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 24 95% 95% $20,180 $28,600 24
Biology, General 80 95% 95% $27,000 $33,500 80
Business Administration, Management and Operations 72 99% 99% $24,250 $48,120 72
Business/Commerce, General 63 93% 93% $26,070 $47,600 63
Chemistry 73 96% 96% $17,500 $42,680 73
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 51 100% 100% $29,060 $56,780 51
Communication and Media Studies 60 99% 99% $27,000 $35,110 60
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 25 92% 92% $21,500 $21,510 25
Communications Technology/Technician 68 100% 100% Not Reported $25,970 68
Computer and Information Sciences, General 79 95% 95% $27,000 $71,020 79
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 74 100% 100% Not Reported $65,660 74
Computer Science 53 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 53
Construction Management 65 93% 93% $22,500 $67,100 65
Criminology 61 99% 99% $28,000 $36,380 61
Design and Applied Arts 62 95% 95% Not Reported $37,570 62
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 89 96% 96% $31,880 $42,680 89
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 96 100% 100% $23,890 $70,180 96
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 54 97% 97% $27,000 $23,650 54
Economics 18 92% 92% $25,000 $38,290 18
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 77 100% 100% Not Reported $68,500 77
Engineering-Related Fields 39 97% 97% $13,750 $58,670 39
English Language and Literature, General 56 86% 86% $27,000 $30,410 56
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 36 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 36
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 62 91% 91% $28,610 $31,130 62
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 83 99% 99% $27,000 $31,370 83
Finance and Financial Management Services 25 98% 98% $19,600 $44,020 25
Fine and Studio Arts 74 91% 91% $27,000 $29,690 74
Geography and Cartography 36 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 36
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 57 92% 92% Not Reported $38,290 57
Graphic Communications 34 98% 98% $31,000 $26,640 34
Health and Medical Administrative Services 41 97% 97% $29,480 $38,870 41
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 66 100% 100% $27,670 $32,120 66
History 28 91% 91% $27,220 $26,930 28
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 65 94% 94% Not Reported $55,510 65
Hospitality Administration/Management 37 100% 100% $25,000 $35,420 37
International Business 23 78% 78% $25,340 $39,370 23
International Relations and National Security Studies 3 88% 88% Not Reported $21,510 3
Journalism 20 100% 100% $31,000 $27,950 20
Management Information Systems and Services 71 78% 78% $21,100 $60,770 71
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 22 100% 100% Not Reported $44,970 22
Marketing 62 98% 98% $23,250 $44,470 62
Mathematics 63 100% 100% $26,300 $49,730 63
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 67 100% 100% $27,000 $63,340 67
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 41 93% 93% $24,740 $34,390 41
Music 49 100% 100% $31,000 $27,480 49
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 37 95% 95% $21,690 $30,770 37
Philosophy 12 89% 89% Not Reported $20,140 12
Political Science and Government 21 95% 95% $30,500 $29,690 21
Psychology, General 29 96% 96% $27,750 $27,320 29
Public Administration 13 100% 100% Not Reported $31,310 13
Public Health 10 100% 100% $29,110 $26,930 10
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 30 100% 100% $25,000 $35,060 30
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42 98% 98% $25,000 $63,400 42
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 70 94% 94% $25,500 $35,800 70
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 7 100% 100% $27,000 $18,500 7
Science, Technology and Society 80 100% 100% $27,300 $55,510 80
Social Work 35 94% 94% $27,000 $30,480 35
Sociology 35 100% 100% $27,250 $30,410 35
Special Education and Teaching 63 99% 99% $30,000 $39,870 63
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 46 92% 92% $27,690 $36,490 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 63 96% 96% $27,800 $37,560 63
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 55 95% 95% $26,750 $37,550 55

Salary Scores for EMU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 34 100% 100% $20,500 $58,550 34
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 61 100% 100% $109,430 $101,650 61
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34 94% 94% $40,010 $61,890 34
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 54 93% 93% $30,880 $47,850 54
Communication and Media Studies 18 100% 100% Not Reported $37,570 18
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 10 90% 90% $41,000 $40,040 10
Educational Administration and Supervision 27 98% 98% $32,110 $48,380 27
Finance and Financial Management Services 37 100% 100% Not Reported $69,730 37
Gerontology 79 100% 100% Not Reported $48,430 79
Health and Medical Administrative Services 36 100% 100% $40,130 $61,020 36
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 31 100% 100% Not Reported $39,010 31
Historic Preservation and Conservation 7 100% 100% $37,030 $32,930 7
History 8 100% 100% Not Reported $25,970 8
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 92 100% 100% Not Reported $48,670 92
Human Resources Management and Services 40 100% 100% $39,020 $59,290 40
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 96 95% 95% $26,850 $77,400 96
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 40 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 40
Public Administration 37 100% 100% $63,930 $50,440 37
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 97 94% 94% Not Reported $99,960 97
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60 100% 100% $38,790 $106,420 60
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 33 98% 98% $41,000 $51,610 33
Social Work 58 97% 97% $46,150 $46,900 58
Special Education and Teaching 35 99% 99% $53,040 $47,080 35
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 34 94% 94% $43,930 $41,840 34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 35 97% 97% Not Reported $44,020 35
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 29 97% 97% $30,480 $44,940 29

Salary Scores for EMU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 10 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 10
Educational Administration and Supervision 86 100% 100% Not Reported $103,080 86

Most Recent Reviews

Carlie 9/14/2019

Eastern Michigan University has a moderately sized, nice campus thats not too big as to be overwhelming, but not too small as to feel cluttered or cramped. The staff are dedicated to the students and the professors are mostly very knowledgeable in their fields. My greatest complaint is how much the prices for everything increased over my years there, while the quality of school did not rise to meet the tuition hikes. Far too much money is spent on sports and on unnecessary cosmetic changes on campus instead... Read More

Jeff 7/26/2018

prices are outrageous. instructors waste valuable educational time to talk politics and religion time that the students pay for. parking prices are monumental and the parking is terrible you cannot find a spot anytime between 10 am and 1pm. campus is very poorly built especially for handicapped individuals. there are hidden fees like you wouldn't believe. classes are too big. classes get canceled way too often before semester starts. overall if you can avoid this university I would. If I could go back I would... Read More