Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Associate's Degree in Information Technology

Find Schools Near

Associate’s Degrees in Information Technology

6,744 Yearly Graduations
$32,500 Median Salary
$24,167 Median Debt
There are 503 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an associate's degree in IT. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.6% of IT graduates were international students.

Education Levels of IT Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6,744 students earned their associate's degree in IT. This earns it the #21 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in IT at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 7,824
Basic Certificate 7,770
Bachelor’s Degree 7,229
Associate’s Degree 6,744
Undergraduate Certificate 2,692
Graduate Certificate 1,078
Doctor’s Degree 62

Earnings of IT Majors With Associate’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in IT is $32,500. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $28,800 to a high of $37,700.

undefined

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate's degree in IT is $24,167. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $26,397 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $17,661.

undefined

Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $251.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue associate's degrees in IT. About 82.8% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 5,585
Women 1,159
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in IT

The racial-ethnic distribution of IT associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 406
Black or African American 1,046
Hispanic or Latino 844
White 3,826
International Students 108
Other Races/Ethnicities 514
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of IT Associate's Degree Students

There are 503 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in IT. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
348 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

ECPI University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree. Roughly 13,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,584 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 348 people received their associate's degree in IT from ECPI University. Around 51% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 19% were women.

#2

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia
198 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Virginia Community College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in IT. Roughly 51,800 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 198 people received their associate's degree in IT from Northern Virginia Community College. Around 64% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 19% were women.

178 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Texas State Technical College. Roughly 10,700 attend the school each year. The IT program at Texas State Technical College awarded 178 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 10% were women and 28% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
171 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Kaplan University-Indianapolis. Each year, around 38,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,791 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 171 associate's degrees were handed out to IT majors at Kaplan University-Indianapolis. About 27% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
114 Yearly Graduations
18% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gwinnett Technical College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 9,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 114 people received their associate's degree in IT from GTC. Of these students, 18% were women and 61% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Green River College

Auburn, Washington
95 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Green River College. Each year, around 8,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The IT program at Green River College awarded 95 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 14% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

91 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seminole State College of Florida comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in IT. Roughly 17,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 91 people received their associate's degree in IT from Seminole State. Of these students, 19% were women and 44% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
87 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Anne Arundel Community College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in IT. Roughly 12,600 attend the school each year. The IT program at Anne Arundel Community College awarded 87 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 17% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
74 Yearly Graduations
18% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Chattahoochee Technical College. Each year, around 10,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 74 people received their associate's degree in IT from Chattahoochee Technical College. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 18% were women.

72 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Community College of Baltimore County is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 17,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 72 people received their associate's degree in IT from CCBC. About 17% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Asher College

Sacramento, California
71 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Asher College. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 71 associate's degrees were handed out to IT majors at Asher College. About 14% of this group were women, and 65% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
67 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Montgomery College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in IT. Roughly 21,200 attend the school each year. The IT program at Montgomery College awarded 67 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 66% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 13% were women.

#13

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
60 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida State College at Jacksonville is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 24,600 attend the school each year. The IT program at Florida State College at Jacksonville awarded 60 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 25% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Augusta Technical College

Augusta, Georgia
59 Yearly Graduations
20% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Augusta Technical College. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 59 people received their associate's degree in IT from Augusta Technical College. Around 41% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 20% were women.

#15

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
57 Yearly Graduations
16% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St Petersburg College is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 28,800 attend the school each year. The IT program at St Petersburg College awarded 57 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 16% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
57 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hennepin Technical College is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 4,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 57 associate's degrees were handed out to IT majors at Hennepin Technical College. Of these students, 7% were women and 49% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas
56 Yearly Graduations
16% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is San Antonio College. Roughly 19,400 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 associate's degrees were handed out to IT majors at San Antonio College. About 16% of this group were women, and 71% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Baker College

Owosso, Michigan
55 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Baker College is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 7,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,510 per year.

The IT program at Baker College awarded 55 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 29% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

SUNY Westchester Community College

Valhalla, New York
54 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is SUNY Westchester Community College. Each year, around 11,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 associate's degrees were handed out to IT majors at SUNY Westchester Community College. About 19% of this group were women, and 48% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Macomb Community College

Warren, Michigan
54 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Macomb Community College. Each year, around 19,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 people received their associate's degree in IT from Macomb Community College. Of these students, 22% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to IT that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 10,195
Computer Systems Networking 4,092
Computer Programming 3,787
Computer Science 2,944
Computer Software Applications 2,241

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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.