UNDERGRADUATE CLASS OF 2019CAREER OUTCOMES SURVEY REPORTCenter for Career and Professional DevelopmentPrepared by: Tom Ward & Azahah Shaari, PhD
MethodologyThe Center for Career and Professional Development at Adelphi University annuallysurveys graduating students to ascertain their employment status or plans for continuingeducation, as well as to acquire insights into hiring trends.This report examines the career outcomes of 700 undergraduates who earned theirAdelphi degree in either August 2018, December 2018, or May 2019.Students were surveyed just prior to and up to six months after graduation, during threesurvey administration periods: August 2018–February 2019, December 2018–June 2019,and May 2019–November 2019. Data was collected through surveys from the Class of2019, combined with data from social media and from discussions with faculty and staff,generating a 70% knowledge/response rate.
Table of Contents1. Career Outcomes Rate2. Employment Trends3. Salary Data4. Employment Dataa)b)c)d)e)f)Hiring TimelineGeographic LocationsHiring by IndustryEmployers hiring Adelphi University graduatesJob TitlesCareer Outcomes Data by Major5. Continuing Education Dataa) Top Graduate Schools (acceptances)b) Advanced Degreesc) Field of Study6. Success Data I, II, and III
Undergraduate Class of 20191. Career Outcomes RateSeekingEmployment 6%* Working orContinuingEducation 94%94% of Adelphi graduates were either employed or enrolled in continuingeducation six months after graduation, 10% higher than the national average.*The career outcomes rate represents the percentage of graduates with known positive careeroutcomes (i.e. the number of known graduates minus those not seeking an outcome).* Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Undergraduate Class of 20192. Employment Data3-Year orking77%2019
Undergraduate Class of 20193. Salary Data3-Year TrendMean Annual Salary 80,000 75,000 70,000 65,000 60,000 75,000 55,000 64,807 50,000 62,895 45,000 40,000*2017**2018***2019 75,000: The mean annual salary reported by Class of 2019 respondentsemployed full-time, a figure 38% higher than national average salary data. **National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destination Survey,Class of 2019
Undergraduate Class of 20194. Employment Data:a. Hiring Timeline0-3 monthsaftergraduation30%3-6 monthsafter graduation14%Prior tograduation22% 6 months aftergraduation34%66% of graduates reported receiving job offers either prior to or withinsix months after graduation.b. LocationsNew YorkTri-State90%Other States8%International2%90% of graduates reported receiving job offers withinthe New York Tri-State area.
Undergraduate Class of 2019c. Hiring by IndustryHealthcare32Education11Other Industries10Entertainment7Social Services6Retail Trade4Financial3Social ical/Research2Construction2Wholesale Trade2Computer Industry1051015202530\The highest percentage of new graduates reported obtaining employmentin the fields of healthcare (32%) and education (11%).35
Undergraduate Class of 2019d. Top Employershiring Adelphi University graduates AmazonAsisa Urgent Care FacilityBellmore-Merrick School DistrictCohen Children’s Medical CenterGood Samaritan HospitalHatzalah of HoustonHospital for Special SurgeryJ.P MorganLenox Hill HospitalMarks Paneth LLPMather HospitalMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterMerrill LynchMetro Physical and Aquatic TherapyMiller & Milone, PCMontefiore Medical CenterMount Sinai Hospital New York MetsNew York University - College of DentistryNew York-Presbyterian HospitalNorth Shore University HospitalNorthwell HealthNYC Health HospitalsNYLIFE Securities LLCProfessional Physical TherapySouth Nassau Communities HospitalSpectrum Physical Therapy & ChiropracticSt. Francis HospitalState FarmStony Brook University HospitalSumitomo Mitsui Banking CorporationViacomWalt Disney WorldWinthrop-University Hospital
Undergraduate Class of 2019Additional Employers Hiring Adelphi University graduatesGraduates reported landing positions at 300 unique organizations. A Class Act NYAcacia NetworkAce Outsourcing, Ltd.ADPAdrendorAdvanced Urology Garden City WestAflacAHRC NassauAinos ConstantatosAltar'd StateAlvita CareAmeriCorpsAmwayAnixterApplied VisionsAquantArch Insurance GroupArts Action GroupAsicsASR Office Solutions CorpAtlantic Health SystemBabylon Beach House Living HomeBaked by MelissaBallet Theatre of MarylandBank Leumi USABB&T CorporationBerdon LLPBest BuyBethpage Physical TherapyBrainPathBristol-Myers Squibb Children’sHospitalBroadridge Buffalo WingsCanon USACapital Health HospitalCarman, Callahan and Ingham LLPCatholic Health ServicesCDI Head StartCerba ResearchChildren's Hospital of PhiladelphiaChimes BroadcastingCirculo de la HispanidadCitizensCityMDClean Beauty Collective Inc.CleanTechColliers InternationalColumbia UniversityComfort KeepersCommunity Healthcare NetworkCommunity ResourcesConey Island HospitalConsolidated EdisonCooper Electric & SupplyCoquetteCornell TechCorporate Electric TechnologiesCradle Of Aviation MuseumCreedmoor Psychiatric CenterCVS PharmacyCycleBar ExperienceD-Limitz ProductionD'ore JewelryDa Silva Construction, Inc.Dealertrack
DevergeDiCicco, Gulman & Company LLPDonna Redler CPADOROTDS OutfittersElectronic Restoration ServicesEmergency DispatcherEmilia’s KidsEndo Group LLCENT & Allergy AssociatesEnvision Eye CareEquitable Advisors LLCEspinar Medical Care, PCEsther C MusicExercise Science Inc.FDNYFederation of OrganizationsFive Star Freight SystemsFlushing BankFood52Francis Lewis High SchoolFrost Gear LLCFulbright ScholarshipGallim DanceGarden City DermatologyGarden City RecreationGlen Cove HospitalGreek StreetHalo Network Inc.Harlem Film CompanyHawthorne Gardening CompanyHealth QuestHealth Source Group & Sweet P.Home Care Inc.Henry J CarterHenry ScheinHerricks Union Free School DistrictHighland Rehab and Nursing CenterHispanic Counseling CenterHudson GroupIavarone Bros Incredible FeetInfosysIntegrated Fitness SolutionsIsabella Geriatric CenterJackson Avenue SchoolJDRFJesuit Volunteer CorpsJewish Community Council ofGreater Coney IslandJMEC Wiring Group Inc.John T. Mather Memorial HospitalJohnstone Supply NY/CTKERN LEADKonig AmericanLaurel Hill Advisory GroupLawrence HarveyLife Jacket Theatre CompanyLife's WORCLong Island Care at HomeLong Island Community HospitalLong Island Homeowners InsuranceLong Island Jewish Medical CenterLPS Capital MarketMacy'sMadnani Facial PlasticsMaimonidesMana ContemporaryMarcum LLPMargolin Winer & EvensMeadowbrook Financial MortgageMedtronicMercy Medical CenterMercyFirstMiddle Island Equipment RentalMineola High SchoolMLMIC Insurance CompanyMoody's AnalyticsMSN Air ServiceNassau University Medical CenterNBCUniversal Media LLCNew Hanover Regional Medical Center
NYC Department of EducationNew York Historical SocietyNew York IslandersNew York Life Insurance CompanyNew York Police DepartmentNew York Sports ClubNew York Yacht ClubNickelodeonNorth Merrick SchoolsNortheastern Aviation Corp.Northern Dutchess HospitalNorthwestern MutualOakland Athletics BaseballOdysseyOliveira BJJ & KEDA Fight FitnessOmnicom Health GroupPediatric Healthcare of QueensPhoenix GymnasticsPhotonics IndustriesPhysicians 1st ReimbursementServicesPiece Management Inc.Pine Valley CenterPrinceton Theatre FestivalPublishers Clearing HouseQkidsQueens Nassau NephrologyRadNetRiverdale Country SchoolRiverhead Building SupplyRochester Regional HealthRockaway Home CareScribe AmericaSephoraSGC3: Strategic GrowthShining StudioShopriteSilva Contractors CoSingStrong, Inc.SmartLabsSouthern Hills Medical CenterSouthside Hospital SquarespaceSt. Barnabas HospitalSt. Charles HospitalStarbucksStealth InternationalSteve MaddenStony Brook Child CareStrategic Financial SolutionsStratton Mountain ResortStrykerStudio D Dance CenterT.M. Bier & AssociatesTargetTaylorTemple UniversityThe BridgeThe Coder SchoolThe Resolution ProjectThe Wallstreet ExperienceTiger TennisTown of HuntingtonTravel Baseball CoachTurner ConstructionTwo Trees Management Co.University of CaliforniaUPS CapitalUSDA Animal and Planet HealthInspectionValencia Premier MarketingVerizonVintage CaterersVisiting Nurse Service of New YorkWalgreensWarner Media, LLCWeill Cornell Medical CenterWest Hempstead School DistrictWestside Animal HospitalWilliam Raveis Real EstateWorld Wrestling EntertainmentYahoo FinanceYDE SchoolZucker Hillside Hospital
e. Job Titlesheld by Adelphi University graduates Access Service RepresentativeAccountantAccounts Payable SpecialistActivity Staff MemberAdmissions CoordinatorAnalystAppeal WriterApprentice / Journeyman / OwnerArtistic DirectorAssistantAssistant AccountantAssistant Construction ManagerAssistant ManagerAssistant Stage ManagerAssistant Vice PresidentAssociate DirectorAssociate District ManagerAssociate UnderwriterBenefit ConsultantBilling RepresentativeBodily Injury ParalegalBuilding SubstituteBusiness Continuity AnalystBusiness Development AssociateCaregiversCase PlannerCaseworkerCashierCEOCertified Pharmacy TechnicianCharter CoordinatorChemistCIB New Business InitiativeApprovalClient AssociateClinical AssistantClinical FellowClinical Information ManagerClinical Practice Plan Rep. Co-Founder & COOCoachComfort Squad AideCommunity Relations InternComptrollerComputer/Electrical EngineerConstruction SpecialistCoordinatorCore UI Software EngineerCorporate Risk ManagerCorporate TrainerCostuming OperationsCounter SalesCredit BrokerCustomer Service RepresentativeCustomer SpecialistDaily ClerkDancerData Quality SpecialistDedicated Educational Unit StudentDelivery AssociatesDemolition and ConstructionDigital Communications AssistantDigital Operations CoordinatorDigital Services RepresentativeDirect Support ProfessionalDirector of InfrastructureEducatorElectronics TechnicianEmergency Dept. Registered NurseEmergency DispatcherEngineering AssistantEnglish as Second Language TeacherEnglish TeacherEvent Service StaffExecutive Assistant, Music/ TalentExercise PhysiologistFacility Attendant
Family Case WorkerField ManagerFinancial AdvisorFinancial Aid CounselorFinancial AnalystFinancial ConsultantFinancial RepresentativeFinancial Services ProfessionalFitness AssistantFood Service WorkerFront Desk StaffGraphic & Writing SpecialistGraphic DesignerGymnastics CoachHead Lacrosse CoachHuman Resource GeneralistHuman Resources ManagerInflight Dining SpecialistInformation Technology AssistantInside Sales RepresentativeInternational Account AssociateInvestment Banking AnalystJunior Database EngineersJunior Project ManagerLabor and Delivery NurseLanguage AssistantLead Sales ConsultantLeadership Development ProgramAssociateLearning Center TeacherLeveraged Finance AnalystLicensed AgentLicensed Practical NurseLinear Account CoordinatorLSAT InstructorMakeup ArtistManagerManager Corporate DevelopmentMarketing AssistantMarketing CoordinatorMarketing DirectorMarketing InternMarketing/Human ResourcesMedical AssistantMedical Receptionist Medical Sales RepresentativeMedical ScribeMerchandising InternMobility Management CoordinatorMortgage Loan OriginatorMultimedia artistMusical Theatre Teacher's AssistantNetwork EngineerOffice Administrative AssistantOffice CoordinatorOffice Production AssistantOn Site SpecialistOperating Room FellowOperations ManagerOperations RepresentativeOwner, Operator & ArtistPatient AdvocatePatient Care AssistantPersonal Fitness TrainerPersonal trainerPatient AidePharmacy TechnicianPhysical TherapistPhysical Therapy AidePhysiological Chemistry Teacher Asst.Police OfficerPrincipal ConsultantPrivate Music TeacherPrivate TutorProbationary FirefighterProduct Development CoordinatorProduction AssistantProgram CoordinatorPublic RelationsReceptionistRecreational CounselorRegistered NurseResearch AnalystResearch TechnicianResidence CounselorRevenue ComptrollerSales / Marketing InternSales Associate
Sales DevelopmentSales LeadSales SupervisorSalesmanScheduling SpecialistScientific ResearcherSupport StaffSenior Director Information ServicesSenior Operations CoordinatorSenior SpecialistServerService AssociateSkating InstructorSocial Media CoordinatorSocial Media ManagerSoftware Development Engineer ISoftware EngineerSolutions SpecialistSpecial Education TeacherSpecial Events AssistantStaff AccountantStaff Research AssociateStudent ManagerStudent Nurse Student Resident AssistantStudent WorkerSubstitute TeacherSupervisorTalent Coordinator / ProducerTalent ResearcherTax AssociateTax Control AssistantTeacherTeacher's AssistantTeaching ArtistTeam LeaderTechnical ConsultantTechnicianTemporary AuditorTemporary Office CoordinatorTicket Services RepresentativeTutorUnit ClerkVacation Sales AgentVideo Archived LoggerVisitor Services AssociateWriter's Assistant
f. Career Outcomes Data, by Major:College of Arts and SciencesMajorWorkingContinuingEducationSeeking* 00%Art and nications90%10%0%100%95%Computer and InfoManagement Systems75%0%25%75%80%Computer Science70%25%5%95%84%Criminal 25%50%25%75%80%0%100%0%100%100%Fine Arts0%100%0%100%100%Graphic %100%100%International nvironmentalStudiesInterdisciplinaryStudies
cal Science40%40%20%80%100%STEP: Scholar TeacherEducation Program0%100%0%100%90%Social nish100%0%0%100%100%Studio Arts75%15%10%85%100%Theatre Arts100%0%0%100%90%College of Education and Health SciencesMajor*WorkingContinuingEducationSeeking* %60%0%100%100%Education Science100%0%0%100%100%Exercise Science50%40%10%100%100%Health Education0%100%0%100%100%Physical Activity Studies50%50%0%100%100%Physical Education25%50%25%75%100%STEP: Scholar TeacherEducation Program55%45%0%100%90%Sport Management40%20%20%80%100%* The Career Outcomes Rate is defined by NACE as the number of graduates with known positive career outcomes(in the employment, continuing education, service, or military service categories), divided by the number of studentsfor whom an outcome is known (minus those identified as not seeking an outcome). Working may includevolunteering. Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Career Outcomes Data, by Major:College of Nursing and Public HealthMajor*WorkingContinuingEducationSeeking* CareerOutcomesResponseRateAdult 0%100%* The Career Outcomes Rate is defined by NACE as the number of graduates with known positive career outcomes(in the employment, continuing education, service, or military service categories), divided by the number of studentsfor whom an outcome is known (minus those identified as not seeking an outcome). Working may includevolunteering. Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)Derner School of PsychologyMajor*WorkingContinuingEducationSeeking* 75%Psychology55%40%5%95%60%Scholars TeachersEducation Program0%100%%%%School Psychology0%100%0%100%100%* The Career Outcomes Rate is defined by NACE as the number of graduates with known positive career outcomes(in the employment, continuing education, service, or military service categories), divided by the number of studentsfor whom an outcome is known (minus those identified as not seeking an outcome). Working may includevolunteering. Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Career Outcomes Data, by Major:School of Social utcomesResponseRateSocial Work50%50%0%100%100%* The Career Outcomes Rate is defined by NACE as the number of graduates with known positive career outcomes(in the employment, continuing education, service, or military service categories), divided by the number of studentsfor whom an outcome is known (minus those identified as not seeking an outcome). Working may includevolunteering. Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)Willumstad School of nt80%15%5%95%80%Marketing100%0%0%0%80%Professional BusinessAdministration100%0%0%0%100%* The Career Outcomes Rate is defined by NACE as the number of graduates with known positive career outcomes(in the employment, continuing education, service, or military service categories), divided by the number of studentsfor whom an outcome is known (minus those identified as not seeking an outcome). Working may includevolunteering. Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Career Outcomes Data, by Major:College of Professional and Continuing encyManagementNANANANA0%Liberal Arts100%0%0%100%30%Natural Science60%30%10%90%50%Nursing100%0%0%0%100%Social Sciences70%30%0%0%30%The Career Outcomes Rate is defined by NACE as the number of graduates with known positive career outcomes(in the employment, continuing education, service, or military service categories), divided by the number of studentsfor whom an outcome is known (minus those identified as not seeking an outcome). * Working and/ or volunteering.Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
5. Continuing Education:a. Top Graduate Schools (acceptances)Adelphi University graduates seeking an advanced degree were accepted into 37 universities. Thenumber in parenthesis reflects the number of Adelphi students accepted by these institutions:Education Adelphi University (17) Touro College (4)Psychology/Counseling Adelphi University (8) St. John’s University (4) John Jay College (2)Social Work Adelphi University (7) New York University (3)Business Adelphi University (9)Dentistry New York University (8)Physical Therapy New York Institute of Technology (4) The State University of New York (2)Medicine Lake Erie College (3)Optometry The State University of New York (3)
b. Advanced DegreesOther 4%Doctorate 21%Master's 75%Degree Level Pursued75% of Adelphi graduates pursuing an advanced degree applied for a Master’s degreeprogram, followed by a Doctorate (21%) and Other programs at 4%.c. Fields of StudyPsychology/Counseling21%Social Work13%Business11%Dentistry10%Physical y4%Law4%Speech Language Pathology3%Nursing3%Environmental ines Pursued15%20%25%
Success Data I: Intellectual curiosity89% of graduates agree or strongly agree that graduating from Adelphi University increased hisor her intellectual ability and potential as a curious, compassionate, and successful person.Success Data II: Understanding of profession43%43%11%3%Strong AgreeAgreeNeither Agree orDisagreeDisagree86% of graduates agree or strongly agree that graduating from Adelphi Universityincreased their understanding related to the roles and responsibilities ofprofessionals in their field of study.
Success Data III: Alignment with work63%16%16%5%0%Very MuchMostlyNeutralSomewhatNot at allNearly 80% of graduates reported that their current employment was very much ormostly aligned with their major at Adelphi University. 100% reported their current jobbeing aligned with their major at least somewhat.
Locations New York Tri-State 90% Other States 8% International 2% 66% of graduates reported receiving job offers either prior to or within . Marks Paneth LLP Mather Hospital Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Merrill Lynch Metro Physical and Aquatic Therapy