Information Technology at University of Maryland Global Campus
UMGC is located in Adelphi, Maryland and approximately 58,281 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 367 students received a bachelor's degree in IT from UMGC.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Information Technology section at the bottom of this page.
UMGC Information Technology Degrees Available
- Undergrad Certificate in IT (1 - 4 Years)
- Bachelor’s Degree in IT
- Master’s Degree in IT
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 IT for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
UMGC Information Technology Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks IT programs across the country. The following shows how UMGC performed in these 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.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The IT major at UMGC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Technology. 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.
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Earnings of UMGC IT Graduates
The median salary of IT students who receive their bachelor's degree at UMGC is $62,900. This is 36% higher than $46,100, which is the national average for all IT bachelor's degree recipients.
IT Student Demographics at UMGC
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at University of Maryland Global Campus.
UMGC Information Technology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its IT 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 IT.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||79|
|Hispanic or Latino||38|
UMGC Information Technology Master’s Program
In the IT master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 53% of degree recipients. That is 18% better 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 master's in IT.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||285|
|Hispanic or Latino||68|
UMGC also has a doctoral program available in IT. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Information Technology
The following IT 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|
|Computer & IS Security||1,409|
Careers That IT Grads May Go Into
A degree in IT 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|
|Network and Computer Systems Administrators||16,220||$108,190|
|Computer User Support Specialists||10,620||$54,880|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||10,590||$154,870|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By M Chambers under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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