Careers and Outcomes

The employment outlook for big-data-related-information science and business analytics occupations is exceptionally strong.

The U.S. Department of Labor states that overall growth is expected to increase by 19%, outpacing average growth. Big data is everywhere and companies nationwide are looking to capitalize on it. With emerging technology and a wealth of quality data available to businesses today, new positions in big data will continue to become available and demand will continue to rise.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates of the master’s in data science and analytics program at Elmhurst will be proficient in the key skill areas required to excel in big data, giving them a competitive edge in the market. With a curriculum combining statistics, computer science and business, Elmhurst’s graduates will be able to leverage their education to succeed in a wide variety of industries.

Alumni Job Titles

  • Senior Manager of Customer Analytics and Data Science
  • Senior Analyst, Data Strategy and Analytics
  • Senior Data Scientist and Machine Learning Team Lead
  • Senior Data Engineer
  • Senior Statistical Scientist
  • Senior Software Fellow
  • Principal, Strategic Planning and Analytics
  • Principal Consultant
  • Consultant, Marketing Analytics
  • Director of Marketing Operations
  • Manager, Market Strategy Analytics
  • Lead Assessment Specialist

Alumni Employers

  • Monsanto Corporation
  • Dell
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • AT&T Mobility
  • Major League Soccer
  • CVS Caremark
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • American Dental Association
  • Black Hills Corporation
  • Circadence
  • Synchrony Financial
  • McMaster Carr
  • Nicor Gas
  • Clarity Insights
  • Summit Consulting
  • Alliance Data

James Kulich, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair of Computer Science & Information Systems; Program Director, M.S. in Data Science and Analytics
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

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