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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 tends to be male dominated. About 62% of recent graduates are men.

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

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Other Computer Science. 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 median early-career salary of other computer and information sciences students with a master’s degree is $82,250 a year according to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $75,975 (25th percentile) and $88,525 (75th percentile).

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Note that some of these people may have jobs that are not directly related to a other computer science degree.

Online Other Computer Sciences Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 162 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) 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

References

*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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