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 M.S. in Data Science Online students are shown the value of responsible data science in practice through a rigorous master’s program with a focus on cultivating the application of a well-rounded toolkit, collaboration, integrity, knowledge, and curiosity.

Many of the MSDS Online students pursue the part-time program while fully employed. They complete the program across five terms in 20 months. The 2023 graduates showed strong employment statistics. Nearly half reported using the degree to transition or pivot their career and all agreed the program aligned with their career goals.

MSDS Online 2023 Destionations

Hiring Companies

Accenture Federal Services
Aquatic Capital Management LLC
Augur Consulting
Bank of America
Booz Allen Hamilton
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Capital One
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Fannie Mae
Gadfly Enterprises Inc.
Hanover Research
Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare
Insight Global
Internal Revenue Service
International Game Technology
Jefferson Lab
Liberty Mutual
Lockheed Martin
London Stock Exchange Group
Marriott International
McKinsey & Company
Ned Davis Research
NJF Investment Group
Northwest Permanente
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Pratt & Whitney
Reservoir Communications Group
S&P Global Market Intelligence
United States Navy
University of Virginia
University of Virginia, Darden School of Business

Job Titles

Analyst, Data Science
Assistant Professor
Assistant Vice President
Business Intelligence Analyst II
Business Strategy Partner, Enterprise Data
Case Researcher
Content Analyst
Data Engineer
Data Engineering Senior Analyst
Data Science Engineer
Data Science Intern
Data Scientist
Data Scientist Consultant
Development Engineer
DevOps Engineer
Director of Energy, Data & Reporting
Finance Leadership Development Program
Healthcare Analyst II
Lead Associate
Lead Cloud Engineer
Machine Learning Associate
Nonresident Sr. Fellow
Operations Research Analyst
Processing Transformation
Program Manager, Software Development
Project Manager
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Manager
Software Engineer II
Senior Consultant - Data Scientist
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Product Manager
Senior Research Analyst
Staff Product Scientist
Statistical Data Analyst
Tech Advisor


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