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Systems Theory

350 Master's Degrees Annually
32 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#169 in Popularity (Master's)

Types of Degrees Systems Theory Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many systems theory graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 350
Graduate Certificate 78
Doctor’s Degree 32

Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Systems Theory?

350 Master's Degrees Annually
58% Percent Women
24% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This major is dominated by women with about 58% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of systems theory majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Systems Theory Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 22
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 29
White 129
International Students 129
Other Races/Ethnicities 16

Geographic Diversity

Systems Theory appeals to people across the globe. About 36.9% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Canada
  • Iran

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 systems theory have a median salary of $96,600 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $71,400 (25th percentile) and $121,800 (75th percentile).

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One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to systems theory.

Online Systems Theory Programs

In 2018-2019, 46 schools offered a systems theory 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) 3 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 0 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 1 0
Bachelor’s Degree 8 2
Post-Baccalaureate 3 0
Master’s Degree 23 2
Post-Master’s 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 12 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

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Major Number of Grads
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 37,392
Biological & Physical Science 29,278
International Studies 7,967
Interdisciplinary Studies 6,609
Nutrition Science 4,794
Behavioral Science 3,731
Natural Sciences 2,571
Cognitive Science 2,275
Sustainability Science 2,194
Human Biology 1,460
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 1,310
Gerontology 1,281
Human Computer Interaction 1,272
Science, Technology & Society 1,171
Mathematics & Computer Science 1,105
Computational Science 927
Museum Studies 801
Dispute Resolution 668
Historic Preservation 433
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 424
Classical & Ancient Studies 303
Marine Science 275
Cultural Studies & Analysis 227
Biopsychology 165
Medieval Studies 108
Accounting & Computer Science 71
Maritime Studies 45
Holocaust Studies 40

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