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

  • Engagement Manager 
  • Data Scientist 
  • Data Science Intern 
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Jr. Data scientist
  • Research Associate
  • Financial Engineering
  • Research Assistant
  • Data Science Associate
  • Data Engineer
  • Machine Learning Consultant
  • Product Data Analyst
  • Research Data Engineer
  • Associate Consultant
  • Consultant

Companies

  • Mu Sigma Business Solutions LLC
  • Reorg Research
  • SynapsePay
  • Tremor Video
  • Georgetown University
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/ Highway Loss Data Institute
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Amazon
  • University of Virginia Health System
  • Fannie Mae
  • Verisk Analytics
  • NextEra Energy Resources
  • U.S. Bank
  • University of Virginia
  • UVA Health System
  • C2G Partners
  • ASSETT, Inc.
  • Fannie Mae
  • Nestl√© Headquarters
  • Nielsen
  • Amazon
  • Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
  • Health IQ
  • Chewy
  • Whereoware
  • Guiehouse
  • The Topps Company
  • Mountain State Software Solutions
  • LeanTaaS
  • Center for Diabetes Technology
  • C4ADS
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • LMI
  • Bain & Company
  • University of Virginia Health System
  • Tredence, Inc.
  • BLEND360
  • EY
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Global Risk Intelligence