Careers and Employment

Students graduating from the University of San Francisco's Master of Science in Analytics (MSAN) program are embedded in the world's largest concentration of technology companies. Graduates find it easy to get challenging and well-paying jobs. Equipped with the unique combination of the techniques and skills necessary for data-driven decision-making, our graduates are well prepared for careers in a wide variety of fields with rapidly growing demand for knowledgeable and well-trained analytics specialists.

100% employed within:

  • 3 months of graduation 2014-2015
  • 3 months of graduation 2013-2014
  • 4 months of graduation 2012-2013



  • Median Base Salary (not including deferred or contingent compensation) - $100,000
  • Maximum Base Salary - $160,000
  • Median Bay Area Base Salary - $110,000


  • Median Base Salary: $90,000
  • Maximum Base Salary: $160,000


  • Median Base Salary: $85,000
  • Maximum Base Salary: $95,000

Class of 2015

Job Titles
Data Scientist Data Analyst
Analyst, Customer Analytics Institutional Research Analyst
Associate Data Engineer Data Scientist Consultant
Health Data Analyst Data Developer
Manager of Data Analytics Data Engineer
Junior Programming Analyst Business Intelligence Analyst
Associate Data Scientist Sr. Analytics Manager
Data Science Consultant Technology Analyst
Data Science Engineer Data Analyst - Predictive Modeler

Most Common Job Title: Data Scientist (45%)


  • Graduates Who Remained in the Bay Area: 24
  • Graduates Who Relocated: 9

Students who took positions outside the Bay Area are now located in Los Angeles, CA, Davis, CA, New York City, NY, Albany, NY, Chicago, IL, Jacksonville, FL, and Japan.