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694 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
274 Master's Degrees Annually
#14 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Computer Software Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other computer software and media applications graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 695
Basic Certificate 378
Master’s Degree 274
Associate’s Degree 113
Undergraduate Certificate 29
Doctor’s Degree 3

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Computer Software?

695 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
28% Percent Women
31% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major attracts more men than women. About 72% of the graduates in this field are male.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of computer software and media applications majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software and Media Applications Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 86
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 72
White 310
International Students 142
Other Races/Ethnicities 60

Geographic Diversity

Computer Software and Media Applications appeals to people across the globe. About 20.4% of those with this major are international students.

Online Other Computer Software Programs

In 2018-2019, 97 schools offered a computer software and media applications program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 32 6
Certificate (1-2 years) 12 2
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 1
Associate’s Degree 19 5
Bachelor’s Degree 2 0
Post-Baccalaureate 32 6
Master’s Degree 16 5
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 2 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to computer software and media applications.

Major Number of Grads
Web & Multimedia Design 5,607
Computer Graphics 2,807
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 2,209
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation 678


*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.

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