2023 Best Computer Software & Applications Doctor's Degree Schools
2Colleges in the United States
You'll be studying one of the lesser sought-after majors if you pursue a Doctor's Degree in computer software and applications. It is ranked #224 out of 306 major degree programs in terms of popularity. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.
College Factual reviewed 2 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for doctor's degree seekers in the field of computer software and applications. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 9 doctor's degrees in computer software and applications during the 2020-2021 academic year.
To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their doctor's degree from the school. After all, your doctor's degree won't mean much if it doesn't help you find a job that will help you earn a living.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to computer software and applications students as compared to other majors.
Major Demand - How many other computer software and applications students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
Student Debt - How easy is it for computer software and applications to pay back their student loans after receiving their doctor's degree.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized computer software and applications related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for computer software and applications students working on their doctor's degree.
More Ways to Rank Computer Software & Applications Schools
Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Computer Software & Applications Doctor's Degree Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.
Featured Computer Software & Applications Programs
Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.
Learn the front-end design and back-end development skills employers look for in full stack software developers with this online bachelor's degree in computer science from Southern New Hampshire University.
With a software engineering degree, you'll learn the fundamental concepts and principles – a systematic approach used to develop software on time, on budget and within specifications – throughout your online college classes at SNHU.
Build on your IT degree and become an asset to your company by learning to create and maintain interactive and e-commerce websites with this specialized online master's from Southern New Hampshire University.
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).