Find Tech Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Find Schools Near

Graduate Certificates in Information Technology

282 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in IT is offered at 35 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 39% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 20.6% of IT graduates were international students.

Education Levels of IT Majors

In 2018-2019, 282 earned their graduate certificate in IT. This makes it the 3rd most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in IT at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 11,399
Master’s Degree 4,956
Associate’s Degree 4,730
Basic Certificate 4,445
Undergraduate Certificate 586
Graduate Certificate 282
Doctor’s Degree 70

Earnings of IT Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for IT majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for IT students who are graduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificates in IT. About 60.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 171
Women 111
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in IT

The racial-ethnic distribution of IT graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 53
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 95
International Students 58
Other Races/Ethnicities 26
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of IT Graduate Certificate Students

There are 35 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in IT. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
91 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for IT students seekinga graduate certificate is Kennesaw State University. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,328 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 91 people received their graduate certificate in IT from KSU Georgia. Of these students, 35% were women and 47% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

University of St Thomas Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
61 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of St Thomas Minnesota comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in IT. Roughly 9,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $24,766 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 people received their graduate certificate in IT from UST MN. Of these students, 46% were women and 30% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
36 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Denver is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. Each year, around 12,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,336 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 36 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at DU. About 42% of this group were women, and 28% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
17 Yearly Graduations
12% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kaplan University-Indianapolis is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. Roughly 38,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,791 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at Kaplan University-Indianapolis. About 12% of this group were women, and 47% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

17 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. Roughly 94,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The IT program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 17 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 94% were women and 47% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
11 Yearly Graduations
18% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is George Mason University. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,144 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at GMU. Of these students, 18% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey
8 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stevens Institute of Technology is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. Roughly 7,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,134 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,680 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in IT from Stevens. Around 62% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 25% were women.

#8

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
6 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Michigan University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in IT. Roughly 19,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,383 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,700 per year.

The IT program at Central Michigan University awarded 6 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 17% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Towson University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in IT. Each year, around 22,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,902 per year.

The IT program at Towson University awarded 6 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

California State University - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California
6 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is California State University - Los Angeles. Each year, around 26,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at Cal State LA. About 33% of this group were women, and 83% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

5 Yearly Graduations
20% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. Roughly 39,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The IT program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 5 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 20% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Trident University International

Cypress, California
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Trident University International. Roughly 7,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,240 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,120 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in IT from TUI. About 50% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

The College of Saint Rose

Albany, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

The 13th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is The College of Saint Rose. Each year, around 4,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,218 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,382 per year.

The IT program at The College of Saint Rose awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#14

Marymount University

Arlington, Virginia
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Marymount University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in IT. Roughly 3,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,100 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,900 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at Marymount.

#14

Golden Gate University - San Francisco

San Francisco, California
2 Yearly Graduations

The 14th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Golden Gate University - San Francisco. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,840 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,620 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at Golden Gate University - San Francisco.

#14

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, Massachusetts
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Each year, around 6,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,604 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $28,188 per year.

The IT program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#14

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, New Jersey
2 Yearly Graduations

New Jersey Institute of Technology is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,448 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,624 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at NJIT.

#18

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 Yearly Graduations

Carnegie Mellon University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,816 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $45,037 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in IT from Carnegie Mellon.

#18

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 18th most popular school in the country for IT majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Kansas. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,092 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,989 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at KU.

#18

Southern States University

San Diego, California
1 Yearly Graduations

Southern States University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in IT. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,092 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to IT majors at Southern States University.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to IT that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Computer Science 182
Other Computer Sciences 58
Informatics 14
Artificial Intelligence 1

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Computer Science Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited computer and technology colleges across the U.S.