How USF grads improve education, health care, and business by uncovering data's hidden stories.
Students graduating from the program are embedded in the world's largest concentration of technology companies. Equipped with the techniques and skills necessary for data-driven decision making, our graduates are prepared for careers in a wide variety of fields with rapidly growing demand for knowledgeable and well-educated data scientists, engineers, and analysts.
93% of graduates of all seven MSDS cohorts received a full time offer of employment within three months of graduation.
97% of all graduates of our 2018 cohort received a full time offer of employment within three months of graduation.
Class of 2018:
|Class of 2018 Select Job Titles|
Machine Learning Engineer
Senior Consultant Data Scientist
R&D Computer Scientist
|Most Common Job Title: Data Scientist (66%)
Second Most Common Job Title: Data Analyst (15%)
|Class of 2018 Employers|
|12 Sigma Medical Imaging
Amazon Web Services
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Capital Venture Bank
Baker-Hughes General Electric
First Republic Bank
Ford Motor Company
Palo Alto Networks
Sandia National Labs
78% of 2018 graduates remained in the Bay Area.
|2018 Graduate Locations Outside Bay Area|
Los Angeles, CA
St. Croix, Virgin Islands
Kirsten Keihl, Assistant Director