Data Science Masters

The most recent MSDS cohort is composed of bright students from across the country and around the world. From more than 1,000 applicants, the MSDS program enrolled 58 new master’s students. The autumn 2021 cohort boasts the title of most selective ever: less than 10 percent of applicants were offered admission to the MSDS program this year.

Demographics

Women: 47%
Underrepresented Minorities: 5%
Asian Americans: 19%
International Students: 55%

Academic Background

Undergraduate Majors

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Business Analytics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Data Science
  • Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • English Language Teaching
  • Food Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Informatics
  • Information Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Statistics

Advanced Degrees

Master’s (MBA, M.A., M.S.): 4
Doctorate (PhD): 0

Professional Background

Years Since Undergraduate Education

0-2 years: 37
3-9 years: 17
10+ years: 4

Selected Employers

  • Accenture
  • Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • American Red Cross
  • Bank of America
  • Barclays Shared Services
  • Boeing
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Coastal Shoes
  • Cognizant
  • Credit Suisse
  • Electronic Arts
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Intel
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Lowe’s Companies Inc.
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Microsoft
  • Mu Sigma Business Decisions
  • National Communications Authority, Ghana
  • National Security Agency
  • Nortek Security and Control
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Samsung
  • Scope 5
  • Securelyshare
  • Slalom Consulting
  • St. Peter’s Health
  • T-Mobile
  • Techrobotix
  • University of Washington
  • US Navy
  • VISA
  • Xiaomi Corporation

Industries/Sectors Represented*

  • Administrative and Support Service Activities
  • Education
  • Financial and Insurance
  • Human Health and Social Work
  • Information and Communication
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical
  • Public Administration and Defense
  • Wholesale and Retail

*Industries/Sectors are delineated according to The International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) classification system.