M.S. in Data Science



M.S. in Data Science

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Job Prospects for Graduates

The employment outlook for big-data-related-information science and business analytics occupations is exceptionally strong. The U.S. Department of Labor states that overall growth is expected to increase by 19%, outpacing average growth. Big data is everywhere and companies nationwide are looking to capitalize on it. With emerging technology and a wealth of quality data available to businesses today, new positions in big data will continue to become available and demand will continue to rise.

Graduates of the master’s in data science program at Elmhurst will be proficient in the key skill areas required to excel in big data, giving them a competitive edge in the market. With a curriculum combining statistics, computer science and business, Elmhurst’s graduates will be able to leverage their education to succeed in a wide variety of industries.

Career opportunities in data science include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Scientists, Engineers, Analysts
  • Data Mining Specialists
  • Business Analysts
  • Marketing Managers
  • Market Research Analysts
  • Sales Engineers
  • Quality Assurance Analysts
  • Strategic Planning Analysts
  • Web Analytics Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Predictive Modelers
  • Decision Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Information Systems Managers
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Software Engineers
  • Network Managers
  • Statisticians

Read more about what the U.S. Department of Labor says about demand for computer and information research science careers.

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