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.
92% of all MSDS graduates received a full time offer of employment within three months of graduation
98% of graduates of cohorts 1-4 received a full time offer of employment within three months of graduation.
97% of all graduates of our 2017 cohort have now received a full time offer of employment.
|Class of 2017 Select Job Titles|
Senior Data Scientist
Machine Learning Engineer
|Data Ops Engineer
Data Mining Engineer
Risk Strategy Analyst
Business Intelligence Analyst
|Most Common Job Title: Data Scientist (46%)
Second Most Common Job Title: Machine Learning Engineer/Contractor/Developer (10%)
|Class of 2017 Employers|
Amazon Web Services
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Chinese Community Health Care Association
Current, Powered by GE
Hearts & Science
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
McKinsey & Company
Smith & Associates
University of Waterloo, Faculty of Mathematics, Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing
73% of 2017 graduates remained in the Bay Area.
|2017 Graduate Locations Outside Bay Area|
São Paulo, Brazil
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Kirsten Keihl, Assistant Director