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M.S. in Data Science - Computer Science Concentration - Career Outlook

Turn Your Programming Skills Into Big Data Discovery Tools

Career paths for computer scientists who understand how to collect, store, analyze and present big data are nearly limitless in the technology-driven world. As businesses push the limits of technology, professionals who can not only analyze the copious amounts of data collected but also implement and manage systems that analyze and collect that data will be in extremely high demand.

Diverse industries such as software development, healthcare, marketing, finance, logistics, and the sciences need far more professionals who can gather, organize, interpret, and utilize big data sets. Lewis University's online M.S. in Data Science with a concentration in Computer Science will give you those skills.

Obtain this advanced Data Science degree to succeed in promising roles in numerous fields.

Prepare for Employment in Two Fast-Growing Fields

Data Science and Computer Science are two of the fastest-growing and most promising fields for future employment. Each has positions that are recognized by the media and employment experts:

Lewis' online M.S. in Data Science with a Computer Science concentration brings these promising fields together into one degree. You will graduate with expertise in both, ready for positions that earn an average annual salary of almost $115,000.

What Are My Career Path Options with This Degree?

Professionals in this industry typically hold roles such as:

  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Marketing Analysts
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Product Marketing Managers
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Solutions Architects
  • Supply Chain Analysts
  • Statistician
  • Informatics Analyst
  • Data Security Specialist
  • Healthcare Consultant

Data Scientists find innovative ways to utilize data to connect people, inform processes, increase efficiencies, and grow businesses. For example, in marketing, data consultants can identify consumers at a certain point in a sales funnel and devise ways to move them closer to making a purchase.

For individuals working with big data in a scientific field, data science is a valuable tool that allows for identifying patterns within a data set and manipulating variables to test theories. A geneticist can isolate a specific gene to study the possible effects of genetic abnormalities, gene therapy, or environmental impacts.

Lewis University's online Master of Science in Data Science with a concentration in Computer Science prepares you to discover the meaning buried in big data using existing off-the-shelf tools, as well as new applications you write yourself in today's modern programming languages.

If you are motivated to create innovative ways to store, access, and utilize big data to create positive change in the world, you will find great satisfaction in computer science—all without sacrificing valuable time with your family or current career.

How Can I Learn More About a Computer Science Career?

Take charge of your career today and gain an understanding of data analysis. Call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor or to request more information.