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307 Master's Degrees Annually
12 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#180 in Popularity (Master's)

Types of Degrees Other Computer Sciences Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other computer and information sciences graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 307
Graduate Certificate 167
Doctor’s Degree 12

Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Other Computer Sciences?

307 Master's Degrees Annually
38% Percent Women
29% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This major attracts more men than women. About 62% of the graduates in this field are male.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other computer science majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Computer Science Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 45
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 160
International Students 41
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

Geographic Diversity

Other Computer Science appeals to people across the globe. About 13.4% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Angola

Master’s Degree Starting Salary

According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a master’s degree in other computer science have a median salary of $82,250 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $75,975 (25th percentile) and $88,525 (75th percentile).


We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to other computer science so take that into consideration.

Online Other Computer Sciences Programs

In 2018-2019, 162 schools offered a other computer science program of some type. 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) 46 11
Certificate (1-2 years) 32 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 2 0
Associate’s Degree 42 5
Bachelor’s Degree 11 4
Post-Baccalaureate 46 11
Master’s Degree 21 6
Post-Master’s 5 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 6 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other computer science.

Major Number of Grads
Computer Information Systems 17,155
Computer Science 12,884
Information Technology 8,964
Information Science 7,072
Computer Software & Applications 2,830
Computer Systems Analysis 772
Computer Systems Networking 713
Computer Programming 147
Data Processing 73
Data Entry 0


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