A degree in data science from Houghton opens doors to a variety of careers, from improving the education process, understanding and preventing athletic injuries, to impacting the humanitarian/nonprofit/government sectors, and more.
Annual salaries for data scientists can range from $52,000 entry level, up to $250,000 per year for top-level management positions.
What are data scientists doing?
- Data mining
- Informatics programmer
- Predictive modeling
- President of data science firm
- Principal research scientist
- Quantitative analyst
Alumni Working in Data Science
Heidi Frasure Kosiorek '99
Biostatistician, Mayo Clinic Arizona
MS, biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University
Carmen McKell '87
President, BaseMetrics Inc.
Christopher Wells '05
Quantitative analyst, Chatham Financial / CEO, Looksiebin