Salem State University

Salem, MA
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Salem State University Review

Salem, MA, 352 Lafayette St
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A+
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A+
A+
Excellent

Salem State University is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 9,215 students and offering 132 degrees in Salem, MA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Salem State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
498 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Government and Politics (United States)
2
Counseling Psychology
34
1
History
48
17
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
10
Language Interpretation and Translation
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
21
Philosophy
2
Political Science
17
Psychology
151
Social Work
61
94
Sociology
35
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
469 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American History (United States)
2
Applied Behavior Analysis
1
4
Art Studies
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
Art Teacher Education
7
5
Biology Teacher Education
0
Chemistry Teacher Education
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
12
2
Creative Writing
9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
70
4
Education
1
Educational/instructional Technology
2
Educational Leadership and Administration
0
0
Elementary Education and Teaching
64
25
English Language and Literature
57
17
English/language Arts Teacher Education
2
European History
3
French Language and Literature
1
Health and Physical Education/fitness
2
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
27
History Teacher Education
10
Italian Language and Literature
0
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
2
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
12
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
2
7
Public/applied History
0
Reading Teacher Education
6
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
3
4
Spanish Language and Literature
5
Spanish Language Teacher Education
2
9
Special Education and Teaching
44
8
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
15
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
381 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
72
Accounting and Finance
13
Advertising
26
Business Administration and Management
87
24
11
Economics
15
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
14
Finance
29
Financial Planning and Services
8
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
20
International Business
8
Management Science
14
Marketing/marketing Management
40
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
343 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
7
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
3
Clinical Research Coordinator
17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
54
Nursing Administration
1
Nursing Science
28
Occupational Therapy/therapist
12
7
Registered Nurse
214
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
140 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aviation/airway Management and Operations
0
Law Enforcement Administration
109
5
Fire Services Administration
10
Forensic Science and Technology
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
89 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
8
Biology
7
0
Cellular and Molecular Biology
3
Chemistry
5
Environmental Biology
2
Geography
28
0
Geology/earth Science
7
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
14
Mathematics
8
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Communication and Media
81 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
12
Journalism
20
Mass Communication
8
Printmaking
0
Public Relations/image Management
41
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
76 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
6
Commercial and Advertising Art
16
Design and Applied Arts
8
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
14
Drawing
0
Music
9
Painting
2
Photography
5
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
12
Sculpture
2
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
2
Writing
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
70 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biomedical Sciences
49
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
2
12
4
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
23 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
12
Management Information Systems
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Hospitality
19 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
13
0
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
1
Tourism and Travel Services Management
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Agriculture
1 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aquaculture
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Salem State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Educational/instructional Technology
Fire Services Administration
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A+ Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BSN, Class of 2003

Nursing requires clinical rotations in various hospitals around the state.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BSN, Class of 2003

SSU had a great multicultural mix. The various clubs/groups on campus held many events that were open to the student body.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BSN, Class of 2003

The campus has had a huge revamp since I was enrolled.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BSN, Class of 2003

I can't pick one. There were many to pick from. One that may interest some was RDT or "repertory dance theater" that many tried out for and it was fun to watch their performances yearly.

Rated January 2016
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