Computer Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 14,180. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 students received a bachelor's degree in CIS from Carnegie Mellon.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Information Systems section at the bottom of this page.
Carnegie Mellon Computer Information Systems Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in CIS
- Master’s Degree in CIS
- Doctorate Degree in CIS
Online Classes Are Available at Carnegie Mellon
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.
Carnegie Mellon does offer online education options in CIS for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
Carnegie Mellon Computer Information Systems Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks CIS programs across the country. The following shows how Carnegie Mellon 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
The CIS major at Carnegie Mellon is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Information Systems. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Computer Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools||8|
|Most Focused Computer Information Systems Schools||29|
CIS Student Demographics at Carnegie Mellon
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the CIS majors at Carnegie Mellon University.
Carnegie Mellon Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% more racial-ethnic minorities in its CIS bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a bachelor's in CIS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Carnegie Mellon Computer Information Systems Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a master's in CIS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||11|
Carnegie Mellon also has a doctoral program available in CIS. In 2019, 42 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Computer Software & Applications
- Computer Systems Networking
- Information Technology
- Computer Science
Careers That CIS Grads May Go Into
A degree in CIS can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Carnegie Mellon University.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Software Applications Developers||28,260||$96,370|
|Computer Systems Analysts||21,910||$95,990|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||13,070||$146,860|
|Network and Computer Systems Administrators||12,760||$77,700|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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