Messiah University Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Messiah University

We calculated a salary score for each of Messiah 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 Messiah 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 Messiah University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 81 100% 100% $27,000 $55,510 81
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 20 100% 100% $27,000 $35,420 20
Biology, General 24 100% 100% $25,000 $25,190 24
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39 100% 100% $20,520 $40,460 39
Communication and Media Studies 22 100% 100% Not Reported $28,820 22
Computer Science 21 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 21
Criminal Justice and Corrections 66 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 66
Engineering, General 26 99% 99% $26,290 $58,290 26
English Language and Literature, General 51 94% 94% Not Reported $29,690 51
Fine and Studio Arts 26 95% 95% Not Reported $22,830 26
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 30 100% 100% $21,500 $29,140 30
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 40 98% 98% $24,190 $28,600 40
International Business 49 93% 93% Not Reported $46,090 49
Marketing 41 95% 95% Not Reported $40,900 41
Psychology, General 29 100% 100% $24,070 $27,380 29
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 53 93% 93% Not Reported $38,290 53
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 47 88% 88% $23,250 $30,770 47
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 36 100% 100% $27,000 $61,600 36
Religious Education 19 100% 100% Not Reported $24,730 19
Sociology 60 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 60
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 88 100% 100% $27,000 $41,640 88
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 57 96% 96% $27,000 $37,750 57

Salary Scores for Messiah University Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 17 100% 100% Not Reported $67,160 17
Education, General 53 100% 100% Not Reported $50,860 53
Educational Administration and Supervision 9 100% 100% Not Reported $38,830 9
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 22 97% 97% $47,420 $42,200 22
Music 98 97% 97% Not Reported $58,220 98

Most Recent Reviews

Becky 2/15/2021

My opinion of Messiah University has absolutely tanked since the start of the COVID pandemic. Restrictions and quarantines are stricter than the CDC’s recommendations, and the school administration has been coming off as very money hungry. Because I am not one of the students who was forced to quarantine under questionable reasoning, I will not speak on that. I will speak on what I do know which is how the school is coming across as money hungry and how administration has gaslit students that need to leave... Read More

Courtney 12/28/2017

If you are seeking a school that will support your faith while also providing you with excellent academics and extracurricular activities then Messiah College should definitely be on your top ten list. I attended Messiah College as an undergrad majoring in Chinese. The curriculum for my major was organized very well, had high expectations and had abundant opportunities to support my learning and future career. The major is combined with a rigorous study abroad program which is also a requirement for graduation.... Read More