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Computer Information Systems at University of Maryland Global Campus

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Computer Information Systems at University of Maryland Global Campus

If you plan to study computer information systems, take a look at what University of Maryland Global Campus has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UMGC is located in Adelphi, Maryland and has a total student population of 58,526.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Information Systems section at the bottom of this page.

UMGC Computer Information Systems Degrees Available

Online Classes Are Available at UMGC

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, UMGC does offer online courses in CIS for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UMGC Computer Information Systems Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Earnings of UMGC CIS Graduates

The median salary of CIS students who receive their bachelor's degree at UMGC is $63,935. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 20% higher than the national average of $53,500 for all CIS bachelor's degree recipients.

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Concentrations Within Computer Information Systems

If you plan to be a CIS major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from University of Maryland Global Campus. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Computer & Information Sciences 574
Informatics 1

Careers That CIS Grads May Go Into

A degree in CIS can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MD, the home state for University of Maryland Global Campus.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Computer Systems Analysts 18,340 $97,720
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 16,220 $108,190
Systems Software Developers 15,430 $119,860
Computer Workers 13,720 $113,330
Software Applications Developers 12,780 $108,850

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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