Basic Certificate in Information Technology
Education Levels of IT Majors
In 2017-2018, 7,942 basic certificate were awarded to IT majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in IT at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of IT Majors With Basic Certificate
More men than women pursue basic certificate in IT. About 82.7% of graduates in this field are male.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of IT basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,371|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,150|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to IT that offer basic certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Computer Information Systems||10,262|
|Computer Systems Networking||4,821|
|Computer Software Applications||2,720|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Image Credit: By Craig Dennis under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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