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Computer & Information Sciences at American Public University System

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Computer & Information Sciences at American Public University System

Every computer and information sciences school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the computer and information sciences program at American Public University System stacks up to those at other schools.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and approximately 46,420 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 606 computer and information sciences majors received their bachelor's degree from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer & Information Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Computer & Information Sciences (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

American Military University does offer online education options in computer and information sciences for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks computer and information sciences programs across the country. The following shows how American Military University performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the computer and information sciences major at American Military University at 355 out of the 512 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #2 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Schools 6
Most Popular Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 15
Best Online Computer & Information Sciences Schools 68
Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 171
Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates 320
Most Focused Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 332
Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 355

In 2019, 156 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from American Military University. This makes it the #76 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Computer & Information Sciences Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Program

23% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 77% of computer and information sciences associate's degrees went to men and 23% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in computer and information sciences only graduates about 20% women each year. The program at American Military University may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 3% more women than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Computer & Information Sciences Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in computer and information sciences at American Military University are white. Around 60% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer & Information Sciences Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 54
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

American Military University Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program

16% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 606 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in computer and information sciences from American Military University in 2019, 84% were men and 16% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences at American Military University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer & Information Sciences Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 92
Hispanic or Latino 76
White 344
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

American Military University Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

21% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 156 students who graduated with a master’s in computer and information sciences from American Military University in 2019, 79% were men and 21% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Computer & Information Sciences Master's Degree Grads

In the computer and information sciences master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 47% of degree recipients. That is 29% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer & Information Sciences Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 35
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 72
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 16

Concentrations Within Computer & Information Sciences

If you plan to be a computer and information sciences major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from American Public University System. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 675
Computer Information Systems 184
Data Processing 61
Computer Software & Applications 27
Data Entry 23
Computer Programming 2

Careers That Computer & Information Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer and information sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Computer Workers 2,380 $83,660
Computer User Support Specialists 1,960 $44,290
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,240 $68,980
Computer Systems Analysts 1,120 $74,010

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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