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Information Technology Schools in Michigan

692 students earned IT degrees in Michigan in the 2019-2020 year.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 41st most popular major in the state out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Michigan

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 308
Associate Degree 190
Master’s Degree 77
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 58
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 58
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 58
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 43
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 43
Post-Master’s Certificate 16
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 16

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 73.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Michigan

There are 66,130 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Michigan

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $77,580. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 48 colleges in Michigan that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Baker College

Owosso
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
6,028 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years. 13% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Davenport University

Grand Rapids
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
6,127 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,098. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,736 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 65% of students get financical aid. 26% of the teachers are full time.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
11,165 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Ferris. A typical student attending Ferris will pay a net price of $12,889.

#5

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,511 Total Students

54% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,900 a year.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,748 Total Students

11% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. In their early career, WCCCD grads earn an average salary of $19,900.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
288 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $17,000 a year.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,294 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

#9

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
18,552 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.30%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation.

#10

Michigan State University

East Lansing
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
49,695 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 89% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Information Technology Careers in MI

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 35% $90,570
Web Developers 13% $63,750
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $122,460
Database Administrators 11% $82,710
Computer User Support Specialists 11% $47,090
Computer Network Support Specialists 10% $57,150
Computer Workers 8% $73,650
Managers 7% $95,390
Computer Network Architects 6% $104,340
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 6% $74,870

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Computer Information Systems 2,080
Computer Programming 496
Information Science 464
Computer Science 445
Computer Software Applications 298
Computer Systems Networking 261
Computer Systems Analysis 42
Other Computer Sciences 30

View all majors related to Information Technology

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