Data Science Masters

Seattle is one of the world’s largest tech hubs and our location enables MSDS students to take advantage of the local tech industry for internships and full-time jobs. Tech giants include Amazon and Microsoft, there is no shortage of mid-size companies and innovative start-ups in the Seattle area. The city of Seattle is also home to an expanding not-for-profit sector which includes notable organizations, such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

In addition to a booming tech sector, Seattle is also known for being a nature-filled mecca. The city is home to beautiful public parks, stunning lakes, the Puget Sound, and breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier and the Olympic Mountains.

Seattle has a mild climate year-round, with very little snow in the winter and comfortable temperatures in the summer. It does tend to be noticeably overcast during the winter, of course, but there are plenty of fun activities to pursue even when the skies are cloudy. Cultural attractions include world-class museums, a zoo, Pike Place Market, professional sports teams, an aquarium, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and more.