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331 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in computer software is offered at 43 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 45.0% of computer software graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Computer Software Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 331 students earned their graduate certificate in computer software. This earns it the #48 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in computer software at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,495
Graduate Certificate 331
Doctor’s Degree 4

Earnings of Computer Software Majors With Graduate Certificate

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificate in computer software. About 62.8% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 208
Women 123
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Computer Software

The racial-ethnic distribution of computer software graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 29
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 95
International Students 149
Other Races/Ethnicities 20
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software Graduate Certificate Students

There are 43 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in computer software. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York
67 Yearly Graduations
28% Women

The most popular school in the United States for computer software students seekinga graduate certificate is Rochester Institute of Technology. Each year, around 16,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,049 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,522 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 67 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from RIT.

#2

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
48 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 46,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

The computer software program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor awarded 48 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 52% were women.

#3

University of St Thomas Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
47 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of St Thomas Minnesota. Each year, around 9,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $24,766 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at UST MN. About 26% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
23 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Portland State University. Roughly 26,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,462 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,718 per year.

The computer software program at Portland State University awarded 23 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 43% were women.

#5

Regis University

Denver, Colorado
19 Yearly Graduations
16% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Regis University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 8,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $37,830 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,441 per year.

The computer software program at Regis University awarded 19 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 16% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
15 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seattle University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 7,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,765 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,280 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from Seattle U. About 73% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
15 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Towson University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 22,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,902 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Towson. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 40% were women.

#8

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
12 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is George Washington University. Each year, around 27,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at GWU. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

#8

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
12 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Louisville is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 21,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,732 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at U of L. Of these students, 25% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, California
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Naval Postgraduate School is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 2,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from Naval Postgraduate School. Of these students, 75% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Baltimore. Roughly 5,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,014 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,824 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at U of Baltimore. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

11 Yearly Graduations
27% Women

Minnesota State University - Mankato is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 14,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,394 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,694 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from Minnesota State University - Mankato.

#13

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations

The 13th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Central Michigan University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,383 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,700 per year.

The computer software program at Central Michigan University awarded 5 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Davenport University. Each year, around 7,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,408 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,958 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Davenport University. Of these students, 40% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DePaul University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 22,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,551 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,584 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at DePaul. Of these students, 25% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

Illinois State University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 20,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,547 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,956 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Illinois State.

#16

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

University of Pennsylvania comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,254 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at UPenn.

3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Missouri University of Science and Technology. Each year, around 8,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,452 per year.

The computer software program at Missouri University of Science and Technology awarded 3 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#16

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
3 Yearly Graduations

Metropolitan State University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,031 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,082 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Metropolitan State University.

#16

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Utah comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,412 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,211 per year.

The computer software program at University of Utah awarded 3 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to computer software that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 1,078
Computer Information Systems 537
Information Science 390
Other Computer Sciences 167
Computer Systems Analysis 155

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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