List of College Degrees in Order From Lowest to Highest
Degree abbreviations, explained:
A.A. = Associate of Arts
A.A.S. = Associate of Applied Science
A.B. = Associate of Business
A.D.N. = Associate Degree in Nursing
A.F.A. = Associate of Fine Arts
A.S. = Associate of Science
Ever wonder which college degree can get you the best salary the minute they hand you the diploma? The answer lies within the realms of engineering and technology.
Thanks to a report from Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute (CERI), students on their way to college can get a sense of which types of undergraduate degrees they should pursue if earning big money right out of the gate is most important.
We assembled the ten bachelor’s degrees with the highest average annual salaries and wrapped them up into a slideshow, which you can view below. For a look at the average starting salaries for Master’s Degrees, scroll down to the bottom of this article.
Business, Management and Economics
Community and Human Services
Science, Mathematics and Technology
Degree & Average Starting Salary
History - $38,361
English - $38,303
Psychology - $38,079
Special education - $38,002
Elementary education - $37,803
Anthropology/sociology - $37,672
Social work - $37,115
Pre-K & kindergarten education - $35,626
Master’s Degrees & MBAs
CERI’s research also touched on the salary prospects for those who go beyond their undergraduate studies and pursue higher degrees, like PhDs and MBAs.
 College Degree/Certificate Programs (A-Z) https://www.caspercollege.edu/programs-courses/a-z
 COLLEGE DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES http://www.baycollege.edu/Academics/Degrees-and-Certificates.aspx
 Chart Of Certificates and Degrees Offered At Mission College http://missioncollege.edu/majors/degrees.html
 Ashworth College Degree Programs https://www.ashworthcollege.edu/degrees/
 Associate and bachelor's degrees can be customized to focus on an area of study with a concentration to best meet your educational goals. https://www.esc.edu/degrees-programs/undergraduate-degrees/