Data Science Careers & Outcomes

After Pacific | The annual demand for the fast-growing new roles of data scientists, data developers, and data engineers is predicted to reach nearly 700,000 openings by 2020, according to IBM and starting salaries for Data Scientists are between $105,000 and $117,000 (Forbes magazine). There are many jobs available in data science.

Data Architect

Data Engineer

Data Scientist

Big Data Engineer

Business Analytics

Data Visualization

BI Engineer

BI Solutions Architect

BI Specialist

Analytics Manager


Medical Scientist


Public Health

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Connect abstract mathematics with real-world problems involving data
  • Apply computational and statistical thinking to the acquisition and analysis of data
  • Build statistical models and assess them
  • Become proficient in current statistical, numerical and visualization software
  • Responsibly and ethically handle data
  • Communicate analyses in both written and visual