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Computer & Information Sciences at Southern Methodist University

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

SMU is located in Dallas, Texas and has a total student population of 12,373. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 217 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.

SMU Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available

  • 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 SMU

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, SMU does offer online courses in computer and information sciences for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

SMU Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

In 2020, 231 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from SMU. This makes it the #51 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences, making the school the #154 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Computer & Information Sciences Student Demographics at SMU

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

SMU Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

23% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, 217 students graduated with a master's degree in computer and information sciences from SMU. About 77% were men and 23% were women.

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 39
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 74
International Students 74
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

SMU also has a doctoral program available in computer and information sciences. In 2020, 5 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Computer & Information Sciences

The following computer and information sciences concentations are available at Southern Methodist University. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Southern Methodist University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Science 117
Computer Science 77
Computer Systems Analysis 32
Information Technology 7

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 TX, the home state for Southern Methodist University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Software Applications Developers 71,260 $108,760
Computer User Support Specialists 60,380 $52,250
Computer Systems Analysts 51,710 $97,900
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 35,100 $89,500
Systems Software Developers 28,720 $110,740

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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