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M.S. in Data Science – Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities in Data Science

Our M.S. in Data Science graduates are positioned to compete in a dynamic global marketplace. With transferable skills in communication and visual presentation, as well as hands-on experience in problem solving using complex algorithms and methodologies, you will be equipped for a career in a variety of industries. Apply your advanced knowledge in data science to opportunities in marketing, finance, cybersecurity, technology, journalism, urban environments, genomics, sports analytics, health care, and much more.

Potential roles may include:

  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Survey Researcher
  • Data Analyst
Computer Science students Shan Yi, left, and Mary Menges are pictured in the Computer Science Lab in Howard Hall


Projected growth in data science employment opportunities through 2028
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020