Morehead State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Morehead State University's Top Ranking

Morehead State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Morehead State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Morehead State 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 Morehead State 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 MSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 32 100% 100% $20,000 $41,940 32
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29 100% 100% $21,000 $53,610 29

Salary Scores for MSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 5 98% 98% $21,950 $35,270 5
Agriculture, General 22 93% 93% $25,500 $30,340 22
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 67 97% 97% $20,480 $58,940 67
Biology, General 85 92% 92% $24,970 $34,530 85
Business Administration, Management and Operations 12 91% 91% $27,000 $32,570 12
Business/Commerce, General 23 92% 92% $25,500 $36,990 23
Communication and Media Studies 6 97% 97% $26,050 $24,040 6
Computer and Information Sciences, General 28 93% 93% $22,700 $48,430 28
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 21 100% 100% Not Reported $19,680 21
Engineering Technology, General 62 97% 97% $25,000 $57,710 62
Engineering-Related Fields 12 100% 100% $22,240 $49,060 12
English Language and Literature, General 44 94% 94% $26,000 $28,600 44
Finance and Financial Management Services 4 100% 100% Not Reported $33,460 4
Fine and Studio Arts 18 82% 82% $27,650 $21,510 18
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 49 97% 97% $26,000 $30,120 49
History 5 94% 94% Not Reported $20,140 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 24 90% 90% $24,040 $27,630 24
Management Information Systems and Services 11 100% 100% Not Reported $41,190 11
Marketing 3 96% 96% Not Reported $29,690 3
Mathematics 18 100% 100% $21,620 $35,770 18
Music 36 97% 97% $26,950 $25,190 36
Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate) 2 88% 88% $26,000 $21,510 2
Physics 78 100% 100% $21,820 $52,110 78
Political Science and Government 6 96% 96% Not Reported $24,420 6
Psychology, General 1 93% 93% $27,180 $19,230 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 7 94% 94% $26,000 $30,120 7
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 25 99% 99% $25,500 $58,140 25
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8 100% 100% Not Reported $22,770 8
Social Work 25 96% 96% $27,000 $29,260 25
Sociology 26 96% 96% $26,400 $29,030 26
Special Education and Teaching 12 100% 100% $26,000 $32,810 12
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 9 97% 97% $28,050 $29,490 9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 13 100% 100% $28,000 $30,770 13
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 24 97% 97% $24,930 $30,120 24

Salary Scores for MSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business/Commerce, General 22 99% 99% $30,200 $57,320 22
Education, General 7 100% 100% $41,000 $37,570 7
Educational/Instructional Media Design 8 100% 100% $34,950 $40,460 8
English Language and Literature, General 43 94% 94% $39,890 $37,860 43
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 30 95% 95% $36,680 $41,190 30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 14 95% 95% $41,410 $39,010 14

Salary Scores for MSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 40 100% 100% Not Reported $78,340 40

Most Recent Reviews

jenna anderso 8/19/2019

My 2014-2018 program at Morehead State was inconsistent, depending on the instructor. All Instructors in the History department are excellent. Some of my education instructors were excellent, and others saw students as numbers, with little regard to their personal obstacles or mental well-being. The program prepared me for my field in some regards and didn't in others. Overall, it was very inconsistent.

McKenna 3/1/2017

While attending Morehead State University I feel that my life was changed for the better. Through my classwork and professors I was able to grow both as a student and as an individual. While at Morehead State University I focused on special education and community supports, after graduating in may 2015 I was able to easily transition into a career in my field of study and am currently taking classes online to obtain a Masters degree. Overall my experience while at Morehead State University was outstanding... Read More