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Computer Information Systems at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

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Computer Information Systems at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

Every computer information systems school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the CIS program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

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.

Penn State World Campus Computer Information Systems Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in CIS (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Master’s Degree in CIS

Online Classes Are Available at Penn State World Campus

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Penn State World Campus offers distance education options for CIS at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Penn State World Campus Computer Information Systems Rankings

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

CIS Student Demographics at Penn State World Campus

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the CIS majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

Penn State World Campus Computer Information Systems Master’s Program

9% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 74 students graduated with a master's degree in CIS from Penn State World Campus. About 91% were men and 9% were women.

Penn State World Campus Gender Breakdown of Computer Information Systems Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a CIS master's degree from Penn State World Campus, 69% 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 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus with a master's in CIS.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Information Systems Majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 51
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

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 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Software Applications Developers 28,260 $96,370
Computer Systems Analysts 21,910 $95,990
Computer Workers 19,010 $87,040
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,070 $146,860
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 12,760 $77,700

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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