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Master of Science in Data Science – Career Outlook

Discover career success by uncovering the secrets within data

The online Master of Science in Data Science degree program at Lewis University builds upon your current understanding of information systems and equips you with a skillset to efficiently store, manage, query, and summarize large sets of data. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to develop systems that process massive amounts of data to discover patterns, relationships, and trends. Courses consistently consider real-world scenarios, so what is learned in the classroom is immediately applicable in the field.

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts job growth for computer and information research scientists to increase by 15 percent within the next 10 years, which is faster than average for most occupations. Coupled with this, the average median salary is more than $100,000 per year.

Career Options

When you earn your Master of Science in Data Science from Lewis University, your skills will be applicable to virtually every industry. You will be qualified to fill engaging and valuable roles, such as:

  • Academic or Industrial Research Scientist
  • Bioinformaticists
  • Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Computational Biologist
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Miner
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Strategist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Predictive Modeler
  • Risk Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Engineer

Learn More

Prepare to make an impact on your career and create real-world solutions with Lewis University's online Master of Science in Data Science degree program. Call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor or click here to request more information.