Other Computer Sciences
Types of Degrees Other Computer Sciences Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many other computer and information sciences graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Other Computer Sciences?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other computer science majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||15|
|Hispanic or Latino||11|
Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Other Computer Science. About 5.6% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
Master’s Degree Starting Salary
Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that other computer and information sciences students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree made a median starting salary of $82,250 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $75,975 (25th percentile) and $88,525 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in other computer science, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online Other Computer Sciences Programs
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 133 schools offered some type of other computer and information sciences program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||0||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||28||2|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||2||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||6||1|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Top Ranking Lists for Other Computer Sciences
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Majors Related to Other Computer Sciences
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other computer science.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Computer Information Systems||81,384|
|Computer Systems Networking||14,814|
|Computer Software & Applications||13,180|
|Computer Systems Analysis||2,269|
*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.
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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