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Information Technology Schools in Georgia

2,463 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 36th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Georgia

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 151
Post-Master’s Certificate 15
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 15

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 34.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 44.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.1%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Georgia

103,810 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Georgia

IT grads earn an average of $90,140 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

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There are 9 colleges in Georgia that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
14,265 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. Graduates earn an average $29,400 after graduation. An average student at SCAD will pay a net price of $43,641.

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30 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
39,771 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,739. 73% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

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23 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,920 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,136.

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16 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
36,360 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. A typical student attending Georgia State will pay a net price of $13,953. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

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10 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
19,793 Total Students

74% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. In their early career, UNG grads earn an average salary of $35,400.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,441 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years.

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2 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
8,372 Total Students

The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at CSU. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
41,181 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 65% of the teachers are full time. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
39,147 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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Information Technology Careers in GA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 23% $90,600
Computer Workers 13% $85,280
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13% $136,190
Web Developers 12% $78,070
Computer User Support Specialists 12% $49,830
Database Administrators 10% $92,020
Managers 9% $109,920
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 6% $82,930
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $68,530
Computer Network Architects 5% $114,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Computer Information Systems 1,564
Computer Science 413
Information Science 58
Computer Software Applications 25
Computer Systems Networking 3

View all majors related to Information Technology

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