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. 

2020 Placement Statistics

Job Titles

Advanced Analytics Sr. Consultant
Analyst
Associate Business Analyst
Big Data Engineer Intern
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Engineer
Data Analyst
Data Engineer

Data Science Consultant
Data Scientist
Data Specialist
Economic Research Assistant
Machine Learning Engineer
Microbiome Data Scientist
Statistician
Systems Engineer II

Hiring Companies

2nd Order Solutions
Amazon
Booz Allen Hamilton
CCRi
Clarabridge
CXW
Deloitte
Experience
Facebook
Federal Reserve Board
Ford Motor Company

Grant Street Group
Guidehouse
Hyundai Development Company
nference
Perspecta
Ramco Systems
Strategic Results
TwinThread
US EEOC
UVA School of Medicine
VDOT
YipitData