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Top Majors with the Highest Base Pay

A new survey that was recently published by Glassdoor.com lists the Top 50 majors that pay the highest in the first five years after students earn a college degree.

A new survey that was recently published by Glassdoor.com lists the Top 50 majors that pay the highest in the first five years after students earn a college degree. It’s not surprising that many of these majors are in the business and health care fields, since they are true growth industries. There are several on the list that may be a surprise, however.

Here are some of the most well-compensated majors and degrees that people can complete online through an accredited program like the one at Lindenwood Online. The median base salary is listed for each.

  • Nursing: $58,928
  • Business: $47,850
  • Education: $43,000
  • Finance: $54,900
  • Marketing: $45,475

 Advance Your Career by Earning an Online Degree
The accredited online programs that are offered for students are marketable and highly profitable, with skillsets that can be transferred to different environments and industries.

Additionally, online programs focus on quality and convenience. Since students only need a computer and internet connection, which means they can take classes from anywhere: while traveling for work or waiting in an airport, in their home, or at their place of work. 

The coursework can also be completed at any time. Students who work shifts, like in the retail, law enforcement, or healthcare sectors, find that their varying work schedules are a barrier to completing a degree at a traditional college campus. Online coursework and assessments, however, can be accomplished late at night, early in the morning, or during breaks or lunch hours. These programs fit both students’ lifestyles and their work requirements.

Lindenwood Online Has High-Quality, Accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs

Online programs give people the opportunity earn a degree that they can use as a steppingstone to a higher-paying job or an entirely new career. Students who work full time, part time, or who work shifts may find it difficult to attend class on a college campus, but enjoy the convenience of online coursework that can be done anytime and anywhere.

Lindenwood Online offers programs such as nursing, MBA, education, marketing, and much more. You can earn your bachelor’s or master’s degree on your own time, while taking advantage of the same support services available to all Lindenwood University students. Call us today at 1-636-373-7719 to learn more about our online programs.

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