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Information Technology Schools in Maryland

1,400 students earned IT degrees in Maryland in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 207 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 999
Post-Master’s Certificate 377
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 377
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 24

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 30.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 32.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.4%
  • Other Races: 13.5%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 90,910 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Maryland

IT grads earn an average of $107,960 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.


There are 7 colleges in Maryland that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

957 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
58,526 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 55% get financial aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $47,907 after graduation.

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
567 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 1%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
28,890 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $23,428. 65% of students get financical aid. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
754 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 8% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.


Hood College

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
2,042 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,188 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
21,917 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $48,390 after graduation.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
2,646 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 96% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time.

Information Technology Careers in MD

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Computer Network Architects 8% $126,540
Information Security Analysts 8% $109,750
Web Developers 8% $73,450
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8% $102,330
Database Administrators 8% $80,310
Computer User Support Specialists 7% $52,700
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $69,170
Computer and Information Systems Managers 6% $148,970
Managers 2% $119,900
Computer Workers 2% $116,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Information Science 833
Computer Information Systems 550
Computer Science 279
Computer Systems Networking 67
Computer Software Applications 46

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