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349 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 44 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in computer software. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 49.0% of computer software graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Computer Software Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 349 students earned their graduate certificate in computer software. This earns it the #42 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in computer software at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,277
Basic Certificate 2,720
Associate’s Degree 2,374
Master’s Degree 1,961
Undergraduate Certificate 1,218
Graduate Certificate 349
Doctor’s Degree 1

Earnings of Computer Software Majors With Graduate Certificate

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

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 graduate certificate in computer software. About 55.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 194
Women 155
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Computer Software

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 99
International Students 171
Other Races/Ethnicities 19
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software Graduate Certificate Students

There are 44 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in computer software. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York
65 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for computer software students seekinga graduate certificate is Rochester Institute of Technology. Each year, around 16,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,761 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $45,520 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 65 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from RIT. Around 3% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 42% were women.

#2

University of St Thomas Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
64 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of St Thomas Minnesota is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 9,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,792 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,954 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 64 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at UST MN. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 39% were women.

#3

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
41 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 46,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,897 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,128 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 41 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from U of Michigan. About 49% of this group were women, and 7% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
26 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seattle University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 7,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $43,785 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,055 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 26 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Seattle U. Around 35% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 46% were women.

#5

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
22 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Towson University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 22,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,826 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,524 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 22 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from Towson. About 50% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
14 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Portland State University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 26,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,178 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 14 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Portland State University. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#6

Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, California
14 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Naval Postgraduate School. Each year, around 2,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The computer software program at Naval Postgraduate School awarded 14 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. About 57% of this group were women, and 43% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Regis University

Denver, Colorado
12 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Regis University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 8,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,177 per year.

The computer software program at Regis University awarded 12 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Of these students, 25% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

12 Yearly Graduations
58% Women

Minnesota State University - Mankato comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 14,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,179 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,404 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 12 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from Minnesota State University - Mankato.

#10

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
11 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 27,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,889 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,780 per year.

The computer software program at George Washington University awarded 11 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. About 36% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

11 Yearly Graduations
9% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 11 people received their graduate certificate in computer software from Air Force Institute of Technology - Graduate School of Engineering & Management. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 9% were women.

#12

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
10 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Davenport University is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 7,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,544 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,256 per year.

The computer software program at Davenport University awarded 10 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#13

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
9 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for computer software majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Louisville. Roughly 21,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,684 per year.

The computer software program at University of Louisville awarded 9 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Of these students, 44% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, Nebraska
7 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Bryan College of Health Sciences comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,633 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,022 per year.

The computer software program at Bryan College of Health Sciences awarded 7 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year.

7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women

EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc - San Juan comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 2,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,280 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,000 per year.

The computer software program at EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc - San Juan awarded 7 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. About 29% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Illinois State University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,310 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,677 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Illinois State.

#16

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of Pennsylvania comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $49,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,882 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at UPenn.

#18

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DePaul University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in computer software. Roughly 22,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,369 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,032 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 3 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at DePaul. About 33% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Nova Southeastern University comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 20,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $29,940 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,131 per year.

The computer software program at Nova Southeastern University awarded 3 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

#20

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Metropolitan State University comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in computer software. Each year, around 8,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,826 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,771 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 2 graduate certificate were handed out to computer software majors at Metropolitan State University. Of these students, 50% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Information Technology 980
Computer Information Systems 483
Information Science 406
Other Computer Sciences 183
Computer Science 176

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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