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Computer & Information Sciences at Capella University

If you are interested in studying computer and information sciences, you may want to check out the program at Capella University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 38,930. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 111 students received their master's degree in computer and information sciences.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer & Information Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Computer & Information Sciences (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
  • Doctorate Degree in Computer & Information Sciences

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Capella University offers distance education options for computer and information sciences at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

In 2020, 152 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from Capella University. This makes it the #78 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 57 students who received their doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences, making the school the #2 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Computer & Information Sciences Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at Capella University.

Capella University Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

24% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, 111 computer and information sciences majors earned their master's degree from Capella University. Of these graduates, 76% were men and 24% were women.

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In the computer and information sciences master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 45% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in computer and information sciences.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 44
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in computer and information sciences. In 2020, 101 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Computer & Information Sciences

Computer & Information Sciences majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Capella University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 207
Computer Information Systems 28

Careers That Computer & Information Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer and information sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Software Applications Developers 19,970 $96,750
Computer Systems Analysts 18,710 $92,920
Computer User Support Specialists 12,910 $55,560
Computer and Information Systems Managers 9,510 $143,300
Managers 9,350 $128,590

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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