Data Science Graduate Programs

The Michigan Tech M.S. in Data Science provides a broad-based education in data mining, predictive analytics, cloud computing, data-science fundamentals, communication, and business acumen. You'll gain a competitive edge through domain-specific specialization in disciplines of science and engineering, and you'll have the freedom to explore and develop your own interests in one or more domains. 

Data Science is a respected, well-paid career.

Data Science is a rapidly growing field. Accordingly, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 35% growth in employment for data scientists from 2022 to 2032, much faster than average. The mean entry-level salary is $86,906 (Payscale) with a mean annual wage of $119,040 (BLS) and the top 10 percent making $184,090 (BLS).

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  • Figures from, accessed May 2024.

  • Figures from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), dated May 2023.

Data Science Career Opportunities

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Architect
  • Machine Learning Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Data Storyteller
  • Database Administrator

Michigan Tech graduates land jobs at major employers.

  • Adobe Systems
  • AMD
  • Apple
  • Battle Creek Public Schools
  • Capital One
  • Fannie Mae
  • Ford Motor
  • GE Aviation
  • Google
  • IBM Corporation
  • Intel
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Texas Instruments
  • US Department of Defense
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