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251 Master's Degrees Annually
20 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#195 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 2020-2021 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 251
Graduate Certificate 172
Doctor’s Degree 20

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

251 Master's Degrees Annually
30% Percent Women
31% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major attracts more men than women. About 70% 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:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 150
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 14

Geographic Diversity

Other Computer Science appeals to people across the globe. About 6.4% 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 2019-2020 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 $97,383 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $97,383 (25th percentile) and $97,383 (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 the 2020-2021 academic year, 121 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) 20 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 31 3
Bachelor’s Degree 13 1
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 12 1
Post-Master’s 4 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 6 1
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 20,748
Computer Science 15,813
Information Technology 10,754
Information Science 6,934
Computer Software & Applications 4,047
Computer Systems Analysis 817
Computer Systems Networking 720
Computer Programming 490
Data Processing 205


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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