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Computer Software Applications Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 361 students earned their Computer Software degrees in MA.

A Computer Software Applications major is the 45th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Software Applications Majors in Massachusetts

Computer Software majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 361

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a computer software major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Software Applications Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of computer software majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 21.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 62.6%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Computer Software Applications Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Software Applications Grads in Massachusetts

47,660 people in the state and 1,647,460 in the nation are employed in jobs related to computer software.

Computer Software Applications Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Computer Software Applications Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a computer software grad in the state is $95,380, compared to a typical salary of $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Massachusetts that offer computer software degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

191 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 10% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network grads earn an average salary of $54,400.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,200 a year. 70% of the teachers are full time. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,999 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,825 Total Students

In their early career, Brandeis grads earn an average salary of $41,700. 68% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Brandeis.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
22,207 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,855. Graduates earn an average $54,400 after graduation.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
6,894 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Computer Software Applications Careers in MA

Some of the careers computer software majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $105,620
Computer and Information Research Scientists 23% $111,450
Web Developers 11% $81,200
Database Administrators 10% $97,880
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3% $67,570
Graphic Designers 3% $60,530

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to computer software.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Computer Science 966
Computer Information Systems 867
Information Science 425
Information Technology 117
Computer Systems Networking 54
Computer Programming 11

View all majors related to Computer Software Applications

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