Minnesota State University-Moorhead Rankings by Salary Score

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Minnesota State University-Moorhead's Top Rankings

Minnesota State University-Moorhead is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Minnesota State University-Moorhead

We calculated a salary score for each of Minnesota State University-Moorhead'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 Minnesota State University-Moorhead 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 MSU Moorhead Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43 100% 100% $22,500 $47,260 43
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 25 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 25
Anthropology 38 95% 95% Not Reported $25,190 38
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 23 100% 100% Not Reported $24,420 23
Biology, General 65 95% 95% $21,630 $31,130 65
Business Administration, Management and Operations 59 98% 98% $20,500 $44,890 59
Communication and Media Studies 59 100% 100% $24,400 $34,960 59
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 60 100% 100% $18,250 $27,490 60
Computer Science 25 100% 100% $19,280 $54,870 25
Construction Management 68 94% 94% $23,000 $67,660 68
Criminal Justice and Corrections 81 98% 98% $21,500 $41,430 81
Design and Applied Arts 63 100% 100% $25,310 $37,700 63
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 73 92% 92% Not Reported $25,970 73
English Language and Literature, General 31 89% 89% Not Reported $26,590 31
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 61 100% 100% $20,840 $28,060 61
Finance and Financial Management Services 14 100% 100% $17,250 $39,730 14
Fine and Studio Arts 63 98% 98% $28,000 $28,060 63
Health and Medical Administrative Services 38 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 38
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 66 100% 100% $25,000 $32,160 66
History 65 100% 100% Not Reported $33,460 65
Journalism 42 100% 100% Not Reported $31,500 42
Legal Support Services 68 100% 100% $18,190 $38,290 68
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 60 86% 86% $31,000 $38,830 60
Political Science and Government 23 89% 89% Not Reported $30,310 23
Psychology, General 58 98% 98% $23,230 $30,870 58
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 51 100% 100% $25,000 $38,070 51
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 58 98% 98% $14,910 $67,660 58
Social Work 96 97% 97% $19,500 $39,610 96
Sociology 99 100% 100% $25,920 $45,130 99
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 60 99% 99% $24,370 $37,190 60
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 57 100% 100% $25,250 $37,830 57

Salary Scores for MSU Moorhead Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 18 91% 91% $32,730 $49,960 18
Curriculum and Instruction 59 100% 100% $15,360 $51,110 59
Educational Administration and Supervision 18 100% 100% $18,090 $44,360 18
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 12 100% 100% Not Reported $73,950 12
Special Education and Teaching 43 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 43
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 28 97% 97% $41,000 $40,820 28

Salary Scores for MSU Moorhead Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 9 100% 100% $49,000 $52,730 9

Most Recent Reviews

Kevin Foster 1/2/2021

Managable course schedule for working adults, I took 2 classes per semester (6 to 8 credits at a time) and graduated in two years. The faculty really go to bat for their students. I ran into some complications during my final semester and my advisor and instructors worked together to help me through it. Earning a BSN added between $15 to $20k to my earning potential as a RN (moving from LTC nursing to acute care) so the education paid for itself in a single year. I highly recommend MSUM Moorhead for your RN... Read More

Jenna Hafner 6/15/2018

MSUM is an excellent and affordable university. I had small class sizes, dedicated and knowledgable professors, and access to many resources that helped me obtain my degree. I was able to take the classes that I want, and even design my own course to fit my educational and professional goals. I spent my first year of college at a private college, and was very unhappy with the education I was receiving for the cost I was paying. MSUM had higher quality courses, in my opinion, and more options. The accepted... Read More