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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

The U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree in other computer and information sciences 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).

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It is possible that some of these people may have taken positions that were not related to other computer science.

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 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793
Computer Programming 10,688
Computer Systems Analysis 2,472
Data Processing 2,138
Data Entry 1,382

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