Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked UA Little Rock as having some of thebest online computer information technology programs in the country. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence, with UA Little Rock being selected as 15th on the list, up from 27th in 2018.
In addition to insights gained from industry professionals, OnlineMasters.com leveraged a data set comprised of interviews and surveys from current students and alumni. Each online degree program was analyzed with only 47 making it to the final list. The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Students who pursue this type of degree can also gain employment as systems administrators, systems architects, project managers, consultants, and analysts.
“According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a high demand for skilled professionals in this field with most earning a median salary of $139K per year,” said Program Recognition Manager Barbara Montgomery. “The rapid job growth in this market is just one of the many reasons OnlineMasters.com researched, analyzed, and ranked the Top Master’s in Information Systems and Technology programs.”