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Big Data, Big Opportunities

Transform your career in data science and analytics with a master’s degree or certificate

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Discover how far the exciting, important, and lucrative world of big data can take you. Data science and analytics (DSA) positions are taking the job market by storm. UW–Madison has full-time, part-time, accelerated, or online programs to fit your needs and help you succeed in a high-tech career.

Job outlook

2.72 million
open positions by 20201
70% of employers
prefer job candidates with DSA skills when making hiring decisions2

Average yearly salaries3

$80,265
All DSA Jobs
$94,576
Data Scientist
$105,909
Analytics Manager

No matter which aspect of data interests you most—analytics, visualization, or something in between—UW–Madison has a program to help you thrive. We offer thirteen programs that help professionals land Big Data jobs like these:

  • Actuary
  • Engineering Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Geospatial Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Energy Consultant
  • Database Architect
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