UVA School of Data Science graduates are highly skilled at the science of data – from data engineering and integration, to data modeling and visualization, to data analysis and reporting. At the School of Data Science, our MSDS alumni were shown the value of responsible data science in practice through a rigorous Master’s program with a focus on cultivating collaboration, integrity, knowledge, and curiosity.

Our 2019 MSDS cohort, our first cohort as the School of Data Science, pursued diverse opportunities upon graduation, gaining full-time employment in roles like Deep Learning Research Scientist, Data Science Engineer, and Data Analytics Consultant, to pursuing further education, including Ph.D. study and fellowships. 

Image showing the MSDS 2019 Employment stats with 88 percent report. 100 percent employed, 7,958 average signing bonus, 89,200 average base starting salary.

Job Titles

Associate Consultant
Consultant
Data Analyst
Data Engineer
Data Science Associate
Data Science Intern 
Data Scientist 
Engagement Manager 

Financial Engineering
Junior Data Scientist
Machine Learning Consultant
Machine Learning Engineer
Product Data Analyst
Research Assistant
Research Associate
Research Data Engineer

Hiring Companies

Amazon
Amazon
ASSETT, Inc.
Bain & Company
BLEND360
C2G Partners
C4ADS
Center for Diabetes Technology
Chewy
EY
Fannie Mae
Fannie Mae
Georgetown University
Global Risk Intelligence
Guiehouse
Health IQ
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute
LeanTaaS
LMI

Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Mountain State Software Solutions
Mu Sigma Business Solutions, LLC
Nestlé Headquarters
NextEra Energy Resources
Nielsen
Procter & Gamble
Reorg Research
S&P Global Market Intelligence
SynapsePay
The Topps Company
Tredence, Inc.
Tremor Video
U.S. Bank
University of Virginia
University of Virginia Health System
Verisk Analytics
Whereoware