Alumni & Careers
Alumni become part of a close-knit and active network. Those that stay in the Bay Area often return to our events to catch up with faculty and meet new students, and often return to pitch projects or practicum opportunities to current students throughout the year.
Careers & Employment
In the heart of the world's hub of technology and innovation, USF gives you the knowledge, the skills, and the critical thinking you need to succeed in the fast-growing and ever-changing world of computer science.
MSCS graduates thrive in the workplace. In fact, 85% of them land a full-time job within three months of graduation. Many start out at small companies and startups, but five years after graduation our students are often found at larger companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon, and Uber.
- 85% of alumni employed within three months of graduation
- Mean annual salary for computer science graduates in the San Francisco Bay Area is $140,660
- Most common job titles are Software Engineer and Software Developer
Top Alumni Employers
- UCSF Medical Center
- Amazon Web Services
- San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley
- Los Angeles
- New York
- United Kingdom
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