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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 approximately 58,281 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 562 CIS majors received their bachelor's degree from UMGC.

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

  • Undergrad Certificate in CIS (1 - 4 Years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in CIS

Online Classes Are Available at UMGC

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

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

The following rankings from College Factual show how the CIS progam at UMGC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The CIS major at UMGC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Information Systems. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools 4
Best Value Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools 9
Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools 13
Best Value Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools 13
Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Graduate Certificate Schools 21
Best Computer Information Systems Graduate Certificate Schools 36
Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools 40
Best Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools 79
Best Computer Information Systems Schools 95
Most Focused Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools 96
Most Focused Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools 129
Most Focused Computer Information Systems Schools 242

Earnings of UMGC CIS Graduates

The median salary of CIS students who receive their bachelor's degree at UMGC is $62,300. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 16% higher than the national average of $53,500 for all CIS bachelor's degree recipients.

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CIS Student Demographics at UMGC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the CIS majors at University of Maryland Global Campus.

UMGC Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Program

28% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 562 CIS students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from UMGC, about 72% were men and 28% were women. The typical CIS bachelor's degree program is made up of only 23% women. So female students are more repesented at UMGC since its program graduates 5% more women than average.

UMGC Gender Breakdown of Computer Information Systems Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 51% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in CIS at UMGC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its CIS bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Maryland Global Campus with a bachelor's in CIS.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Information Systems Majors at University of Maryland Global Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 44
Black or African American 103
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 287
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 90

UMGC also has a doctoral program available in CIS. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Computer Information Systems

The following CIS concentations are available at University of Maryland Global Campus. 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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