Salem State College

Salem, MA

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Salem State College

Salem State College

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
American History (United States)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Composition
English Language and Literature
European History
General Music
Language Interpretation and Translation
Other History
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing
Spanish Language and Literature
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology


Major Bachelors Masters
Accounting and Finance
Business Administration and Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Financial Planning and Services
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Tourism, Travel, and Hotel Services Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Commercial & Advertising Art
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Other Design and Applied Arts
Public Relations/Image Management


Major Bachelors Masters
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Nursing Research and Science
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Environmental Biology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Fire Services Administration
Forensic Science and Technology

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Counseling Psychology
Geographic Information Systems and Cartography (GIS)
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Political Science and Government

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Social Work


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences

Transportation Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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Salem State College Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.90
Retention Rate 74%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in August and January.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Sea Semester

Class Sizes at Salem State College

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 58%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 0%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 42%
Fewer than 20 Students 58%
50 - 100 Students 0%
20 - 49 Students 42%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 84
  • Unknown and Other: 8
  • Asian: 4
  • African American: 2
  • Latino: 1
Caucasian 84
Unknown and Other 8
Asian 4
African American 2
Latino 1

Faculty at Salem State College

Total Faculty 779
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15
Full-Time Professors 863
Male Faculty 333
Part-Time Professors 571
Women Faculty 446

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