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Information Science at University of Nebraska at Omaha

What traits are you looking for in a IS school? To help you decide if University of Nebraska at Omaha is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's IS program.

UNOMAHA is located in Omaha, Nebraska and has a total student population of 15,153. Of the 153 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2019, 49 of them were information science majors.

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

UNOMAHA Information Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IS
  • Master’s Degree in IS

Online Classes Are Available at UNOMAHA

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, UNOMAHA does offer online courses in IS for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UNOMAHA Information Science Rankings

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

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 IS major at UNOMAHA is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Science. 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
Best Value Information Science Schools 21
Best Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 27
Most Focused Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 30
Best Value Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 30
Best Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 30
Most Popular Information Science Schools 35
Most Popular Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 42
Most Focused Information Science Schools 67
Most Focused Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 90

In 2019, 64 students received their master’s degree in IS from UNOMAHA. This makes it the #30 most popular school for IS master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of UNOMAHA IS Graduates

The median salary of IS students who receive their bachelor's degree at UNOMAHA is $53,100. This is less than $56,900, which is the national average of all IS majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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IS Student Demographics at UNOMAHA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha.

UNOMAHA Information Science Bachelor’s Program

14% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in IS from UNOMAHA. About 86% were men and 14% were women.

UNOMAHA Gender Breakdown of Information Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 59% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in IS at UNOMAHA are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor's in IS.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Science Majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 29
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

UNOMAHA Information Science Master’s Program

38% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 64 IS majors earned their master's degree from UNOMAHA. Of these graduates, 62% were men and 38% were women.

UNOMAHA Gender Breakdown of Information Science Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a master's in IS.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Science Majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 14
International Students 44
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Concentrations Within Information Science

If you plan to be a IS major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Nebraska at Omaha. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Information Science 123

Careers That IS Grads May Go Into

A degree in IS can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NE, the home state for University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Computer Workers 2,980 $86,230
Systems Software Developers 2,880 $94,620
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,200 $122,450
Computer Science Professors 180 $87,480
Computer and Information Research Scientists 30 $86,400

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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