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Associate’s Degree in Information Technology

6,293 Yearly Graduations
$32,500 Median Salary
$24,167 Median Debt
There are 516 schools in the United States where you can get your associate's degree in IT. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 38 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.5% of IT graduates were international students.

Education Levels of IT Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 6,293 students earned their associate's degree in IT. This earns it the #20 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
Basic Certificate 7,942
Master’s Degree 6,393
Associate’s Degree 6,293
Bachelor’s Degree 6,112
Undergraduate Certificate 2,414
Graduate Certificate 980
Doctor’s Degree 45

Earnings of IT Majors With Associate’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in IT is $32,500. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

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.

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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.

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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 degree in IT. About 81.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 5,128
Women 1,165
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degree in IT

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 389
Black or African American 1,014
Hispanic or Latino 757
White 3,565
International Students 97
Other Races/Ethnicities 471
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of IT Associate's Degree Students

There are 516 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in IT. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
422 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
58% 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. Each year, around 11,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,984 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,960 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 422 people received their associate's degree in IT from East Coast Polytechnic Institute. Around 58% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 19% were women.

168 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas State Technical College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in IT. Roughly 12,700 attend the school each year. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 168 people received their associate's degree in IT from TSTC. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 14% were women.

#3

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia
149 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Virginia Community College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 51,100 attend the school each year. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 149 associate's degree were handed out to IT majors at Northern Virginia Community College. Around 63% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 28% were women.

115 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Kaplan University - Davenport Campus. Roughly 33,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,356 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,560 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 115 people received their associate's degree in IT from Kaplan University - Davenport Campus. About 19% of this group were women, and 47% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
97 Yearly Graduations
21% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gwinnett Technical College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in IT. Each year, around 8,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 97 associate's degree were handed out to IT majors at GTC. Of these students, 21% were women and 69% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Asher College

Sacramento, California
85 Yearly Graduations
15% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Asher College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 85 associate's degree were handed out to IT majors at Asher College. About 15% of this group were women, and 71% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
77 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Montgomery College. Roughly 22,800 attend the school each year. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 77 people received their associate's degree in IT from Montgomery College - Rockville. Around 75% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 23% were women.

#8

Green River College

Auburn, Washington
72 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Green River College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in IT. Roughly 8,000 attend the school each year. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 72 associate's degree were handed out to IT majors at GRC. Of these students, 19% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Sullivan University

Louisville, Kentucky
71 Yearly Graduations
15% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Sullivan University. Roughly 3,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,160 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 71 people received their associate's degree in IT from Sullivan University. About 15% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Baker College

Flint, Michigan
70 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Baker College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Roughly 12,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,510 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 70 people received their associate's degree in IT from Baker College. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 24% were women.

#11

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
68 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Chattahoochee Technical College. Each year, around 10,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 68 people received their associate's degree in IT from Chattahoochee Technical College. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 22% were women.

65 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Community College of Baltimore County is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in IT. Each year, around 19,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 65 people received their associate's degree in IT from CCBC. Around 46% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 23% were women.

#13

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
64 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Hennepin Technical College. Roughly 5,000 attend the school each year. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 64 people received their associate's degree in IT from Hennepin Technical College. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 6% were women.

#14

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
63 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is St Petersburg College. Each year, around 29,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The IT program at St Petersburg College awarded 63 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year. About 13% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin
63 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Madison Area Technical College. Each year, around 15,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,026 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,026 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 63 associate's degree were handed out to IT majors at Madison College. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 19% were women.

#16

Clover Park Technical College

Lakewood, Washington
56 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clover Park Technical College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in IT. Roughly 3,800 attend the school each year. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 56 associate's degree were handed out to IT majors at CPTC. About 11% of this group were women, and 34% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
53 Yearly Graduations
9% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Valencia College. Roughly 44,800 attend the school each year. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 53 people received their associate's degree in IT from Valencia College. Of these students, 9% were women and 49% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas
51 Yearly Graduations
14% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is San Antonio College. Each year, around 19,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 51 people received their associate's degree in IT from San Antonio College. Around 76% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 14% were women.

#19

Augusta Technical College

Augusta, Georgia
50 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Augusta Technical College. Each year, around 4,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2017-2018 academic year, 50 people received their associate's degree in IT from Augusta Technical College. Of these students, 10% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
50 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Anne Arundel Community College. Each year, around 13,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The IT program at Anne Arundel Community College awarded 50 associate's degree during the 2017-2018 school year. About 22% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 10,436
Computer Systems Networking 4,437
Computer Programming 3,660
Computer Science 2,511
Computer Software Applications 2,374

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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