Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology
Education Levels of IT Majors
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 2,414 students earned their undergraduate certificate in IT. 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 Undergraduate Certificate
The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in IT is $21,700. 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.
A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $20,200 and the high is $30,600.
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in IT is $9,500. 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, $10,466 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,500.
More men than women pursue undergraduate certificate in IT. About 81.8% of graduates in this field are male.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of IT undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||372|
|Hispanic or Latino||391|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to IT that offer undergraduate certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Computer Systems Networking||2,264|
|Computer Information Systems||1,523|
|Computer Software Applications||1,218|
*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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