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Information Technology Schools in Maryland

542 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Maryland

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 242
Master’s Degree 189
Associate’s Degree 52
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 41
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

Information Technology Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Black or African American: 27.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 22.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 32.1%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Information Technology Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Maryland

There are 70,370 people in the state and 2,578,690 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $119,180, compared to a typical salary of $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Maryland that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,709 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Towson. In their early career, Towson grads earn an average salary of $40,700. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
40,743 Total Students

The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $18,457. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,909 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Baltimore City Community College will pay a net price of $5,210.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
3,224 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 34 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 12%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,178 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,656. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,351 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 49% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
4,538 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Information Technology Careers in MD

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Computer Network Architects 8% $126,540
Information Security Analysts 8% $109,750
Computer Systems Analysts 8% $94,130
Systems Software Developers 8% $118,300
Software Applications Developers 7% $100,510
Computer and Information Systems Managers 6% $148,970
Computer and Information Research Scientists 4% $116,370

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
General Computer Science 1,503
Informatics 1

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