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Master’s Degrees in Data Processing

57 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in data processing. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 7% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 89.5% of data processing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Data Processing Majors

In 2018-2019, 57 master's degrees were awarded to data processing majors. This makes it the 10th most popular master's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 860
Basic Certificate 592
Undergraduate Certificate 434
Bachelor’s Degree 179
Master’s Degree 57
Graduate Certificate 16

Earnings of Data Processing Majors With Master’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for data processing majors with their master's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for data processing majors who have their master's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue master's degrees in data processing. About 59.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 34
Women 23
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Data Processing

The racial-ethnic distribution of data processing master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 51
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Data Processing Master's Degree Students

There are 6 colleges that offer a master’s degree in data processing. Learn more about the most popular 6 below:

#1

Fordham University

Bronx, New York
52 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Fordham University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for data processing majors who are seeking their master's degree. Each year, around 16,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,980 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,608 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 52 master's degrees were handed out to data processing majors at Fordham U. Of these students, 42% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

George Washington University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in data processing. Roughly 27,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 master's degrees were handed out to data processing majors at GWU.

#2

Pratt Institute - Main

Brooklyn, New York
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pratt Institute - Main is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in data processing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,754 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,246 per year.

The data processing program at Pratt Institute - Main awarded 2 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#4

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Nevada - Las Vegas comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in data processing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,454 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,459 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their master's degree in data processing from UNLV.

Data Processing Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Data Processing Technology 57

Below are some popular majors that are similar to data processing that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 15,812
Computer Science 11,600
Information Technology 7,824
Information Science 6,516
Computer Software Applications 2,495

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.

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