Interest Area

Mathematics & Computer Science

Explore how numbers and algorithms help us understand the world. Students who complete an area of study in Mathematics and Computer Science will increase their critical thinking and analytical skills. Students will also learn how to systematically approach and develop algorithms that solve complex problems in any area that they study. These skills will aid students in their decision making, enabling them to enter the workforce well-prepared and setting them up to be successful in their chosen career.  Areas of study include Mathematics and Computer Science.

Programs

Computer Science

UC TransferCSU TransferAS

Mathematics

UC TransferCSU TransferAS
  • AA = Associate of Arts
  • AS = Associate of Science
  • AA-T = Associate of Arts for Transfer
  • AS-T = Associate of Science for Transfer
  • COA = Certificate of Achievement
  • COP = Certificate of Proficiency

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Applications Software Developers

Median Salary

$117,901

Job Growth

+23%

Education

  • Certificate
  • 1%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 3%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 80%
  • Master's Degree
  • 16%
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Business Intelligence Analysts

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 81%
  • Master's Degree
  • 14%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 5%
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Clinical Data Managers

Median Salary

$95,769

Job Growth

+6%

Education

  • Associate's Degree
  • 5%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 90%
  • Master's Degree
  • 5%
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Computer and Information Research Scientists

Median Salary

$137,416

Job Growth

+10%

Education

  • Some College
  • 8%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 36%
  • Master's Degree
  • 23%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 33%
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Computer and Information Systems Managers

Median Salary

$169,160

Job Growth

+18%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 1%
  • Certificate
  • 6%
  • Some College
  • 26%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 2%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 50%
  • Master's Degree
  • 14%
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Computer Hardware Engineers

Median Salary

$112,232

Job Growth

-22%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 68%
  • Master's Degree
  • 27%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 5%
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Computer Network Architects

Median Salary

$119,557

Job Growth

-2%

Education

  • Some College
  • 5%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 5%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 45%
  • Master's Degree
  • 45%
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Computer Network Support Specialists

Median Salary

$67,121

Job Growth

-2%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 4%
  • Certificate
  • 10%
  • Some College
  • 14%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 22%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 49%
  • Master's Degree
  • 2%
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Computer Operators

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 24%
  • Certificate
  • 9%
  • Some College
  • 8%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 22%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 36%
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Computer Programmers

Median Salary

$93,176

Job Growth

-35%

Education

  • Some College
  • 3%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 9%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 88%
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Computer Systems Analysts

Median Salary

$107,388

Job Growth

+5%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 3%
  • Certificate
  • 6%
  • Some College
  • 4%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 29%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 45%
  • Master's Degree
  • 14%
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Computer Systems Engineers and Architects

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • Certificate
  • 10%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 3%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 67%
  • Master's Degree
  • 17%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 3%
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Computer User Support Specialists

Median Salary

$57,815

Job Growth

0%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 22%
  • Certificate
  • 12%
  • Some College
  • 19%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 14%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 33%
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Data Entry Keyers

Median Salary

$36,629

Job Growth

-43%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 59%
  • Some College
  • 30%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 11%
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Data Warehousing Specialists

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 4%
  • Certificate
  • 4%
  • Some College
  • 4%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 4%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 78%
  • Master's Degree
  • 4%
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Database Administrators

Median Salary

$98,853

Job Growth

+27%

Education

  • Associate's Degree
  • 7%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 77%
  • Master's Degree
  • 15%
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Database Architects

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • Associate's Degree
  • 4%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 63%
  • Master's Degree
  • 29%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 4%
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Document Management Specialists

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 4%
  • Certificate
  • 20%
  • Some College
  • 4%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 16%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 56%
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File Clerks

Median Salary

$35,093

Job Growth

-33%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 47%
  • Certificate
  • 11%
  • Some College
  • 5%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 10%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1%
  • Master's Degree
  • 25%
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Graphic Designers

Median Salary

$57,113

Job Growth

-15%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 4%
  • Certificate
  • 8%
  • Some College
  • 8%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 15%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 62%
  • Master's Degree
  • 4%
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Informatics Nurse Specialists

Median Salary

$107,388

Job Growth

+5%

Education

  • Associate's Degree
  • 5%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 50%
  • Master's Degree
  • 41%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 5%
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Information Security Analysts

Median Salary

$114,690

Job Growth

+32%

Education

  • Certificate
  • 7%
  • Some College
  • 2%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 13%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 75%
  • Master's Degree
  • 3%
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Information Technology Project Managers

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • Certificate
  • 10%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 24%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 57%
  • Master's Degree
  • 10%
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Mathematical Technicians

Median Salary

$108,225

Job Growth

+26%

Education

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Median Salary

$113,881

Job Growth

+7%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 21%
  • Master's Degree
  • 46%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 33%
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Median Salary

$91,004

Job Growth

-15%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 2%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 6%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 77%
  • Master's Degree
  • 15%
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Median Salary

$79,703

Job Growth

+8%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 6%
  • Some College
  • 40%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 2%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 53%
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Median Salary

$162,212

Job Growth

+13%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 50%
  • Master's Degree
  • 17%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 33%
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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Median Salary

$94,478

Job Growth

-15%

Education

  • Certificate
  • 7%
  • Some College
  • 10%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 20%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 52%
  • Master's Degree
  • 10%
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Median Salary

$37,592

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 42%
  • Certificate
  • 7%
  • Some College
  • 15%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 36%
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Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers

Median Salary

$102,837

Job Growth

+8%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 11%
  • Master's Degree
  • 47%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 42%
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Median Salary

$102,837

Job Growth

+8%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10%
  • Master's Degree
  • 43%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 47%
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Secondary School Teachers

Median Salary

$88,561

Job Growth

-17%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 67%
  • Master's Degree
  • 28%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 4%
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Security Management Specialists

Median Salary

$76,661

Job Growth

+13%

Education

  • Certificate
  • 8%
  • Some College
  • 4%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 15%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 69%
  • Master's Degree
  • 4%
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Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers

Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 4%
  • Certificate
  • 7%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 15%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 74%
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Statistical Assistants

Median Salary

$51,613

Job Growth

-46%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 6%
  • Some College
  • 12%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 61%
  • Master's Degree
  • 19%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 2%
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Median Salary

$95,769

Job Growth

+6%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 15%
  • Master's Degree
  • 65%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 20%
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Systems Software Developers

Median Salary

$117,901

Job Growth

+23%

Education

  • Associate's Degree
  • 4%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 78%
  • Master's Degree
  • 17%
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Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

Median Salary

$119,557

Job Growth

-2%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 5%
  • Certificate
  • 24%
  • Some College
  • 14%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 14%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 33%
  • Master's Degree
  • 10%
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Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers

Median Salary

$76,454

Job Growth

-94%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 43%
  • Certificate
  • 21%
  • Some College
  • 10%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 8%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 17%
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Median Salary

$81,816

Job Growth

-10%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 5%
  • Certificate
  • 5%
  • Some College
  • 15%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 15%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 55%
  • Master's Degree
  • 5%
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Web Developers

Median Salary

$70,846

Job Growth

+13%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 13%
  • Certificate
  • 17%
  • Some College
  • 4%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 17%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 50%
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Word Processors and Typists

Median Salary

$44,953

Job Growth

-82%

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Less
  • 52%
  • Some College
  • 45%
  • Associate's Degree
  • 3%
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