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Basic Certificate in Computer Software & Applications

2,840 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 3.0% of computer software graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Computer Software Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,840 earned their basic certificate in computer software. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in computer software at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,499
Basic Certificate 2,840
Master’s Degree 2,495
Associate’s Degree 2,241
Undergraduate Certificate 1,383
Graduate Certificate 331
Doctor’s Degree 4

Earnings of Computer Software Majors With Basic Certificate

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for computer software majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificate in computer software. About 54.0% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,534
Women 1,306
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificate in Computer Software

The racial-ethnic distribution of computer software basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 218
Black or African American 297
Hispanic or Latino 483
White 1,498
International Students 85
Other Races/Ethnicities 259
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software Basic Certificate Students

Below are some popular majors that are similar to computer software that offer basic certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 10,889
Information Technology 7,770
Computer Systems Networking 5,591
Computer Programming 3,860
Data Entry 1,081


*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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