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Washington University in St Louis MS in Information Technology

61 Master's Degrees Awarded
$89,076 Average Salary

Information Technology is a major offered under the computer and information sciences program of study at Washington University in St Louis. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in IT, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in IT from WUSTL Cost?

$56,562 Average Tuition and Fees

WUSTL Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at WUSTL paid an average of $2,346 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In StateOut of State

How Much Can You Make With a MS in IT From WUSTL?

$89,076 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of IT students who receive their master’s degree from WUSTL is $89,076 per year. That is 5% higher than the national average of $85,141.


Does WUSTL Offer an Online MS in IT?

WUSTL does not offer an online option for its IT master’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the WUSTL Online Learning page.

WUSTL Master’s Student Diversity for IT

61 Master's Degrees Awarded
44.3% Women
14.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 61 students received their master’s degree in IT. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in IT in 2019-2020, 44.3% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 26.5%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in IT at WUSTL in 2019-2020, 14.8% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 22%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American2
Hispanic or Latino3
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students39
Other Races/Ethnicities0

MS in IT Focus Areas at WUSTL

Information Technology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Computer & IS Security17
Information Technology Management44

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to information technology.

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Computer Science113

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*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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