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Information Technology at University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Information Technology at University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

UMass Amherst is located in Amherst, Massachusetts and has a total student population of 31,350.

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.

UMass Amherst Information Technology Degrees Available

Online Classes Are Available at UMass Amherst

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.

For those who are interested in distance learning, UMass Amherst does offer online courses in IT for the following degree levels:

UMass Amherst Information Technology 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.

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 University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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

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.

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