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Computer Science, MS

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.

Top 20

for Tech Salaries

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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.

Employment Offers

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

  • Google
  • Apple
  • UCSF Medical Center
  • SnapLogic
  • Amazon
  • Salesforce
  • Uber
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Cisco
  • Facebook
  • Oracle
  • LinkedIn
  • Adobe
  • Zendesk

Alumni Locations

  • San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley
  • Los Angeles
  • Seattle
  • New York
  • Sacramento
  • India
  • Boston
  • United Kingdom
  • Chicago
  • France
  • Paris
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Tian Rong Liew ’20

Founder, Showcase

Connect, Share Knowledge, and Find Jobs

Despite millions of people joining the tech industry every year, there isn’t a network built for people who code."

Tian Rong Liew ’20

Founder, Showcase

Left Brain vs. Right Brain: Finding a Balance in Silicon City

The University of San Francisco taught Paresh Ravikumar ’15 how to turn creativity into reality.

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