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Information Technology at Northeastern University

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Information Technology at Northeastern University

If you plan to study information technology, take a look at what Northeastern University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Northeastern is located in Boston, Massachusetts and has a total student population of 21,627.

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

Northeastern Information Technology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in IT

Northeastern Information Technology Rankings

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IT Student Demographics at Northeastern

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Northeastern University.

Northeastern Information Technology Master’s Program

33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The IT program at Northeastern awarded 3 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 100% of these degrees went to men with the other 0% going to women.

Northeastern Gender Breakdown of Information Technology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a IT master's degree from Northeastern, 67% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a master's in IT.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Technology Majors at Northeastern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That IT Grads May Go Into

A degree in IT can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MA, the home state for Northeastern University.

Occupation Jobs in MA Average Salary in MA
Computer User Support Specialists 19,360 $63,860
Computer and Information Systems Managers 17,820 $156,620
Computer Workers 11,190 $92,110
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8,880 $91,470
Managers 8,660 $131,450


*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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