The Data Analytics Revolution

Digital transformation and data-driven strategies are now the hallmarks of every industry today. Data is at the forefront of driving innovation, growth and change from operations to marketing, customer interactions, and staff management. With the seemingly daily emergence of new digital platforms where customers, partners, employees and employers can interact, creating vast amounts of data, the focus has now shifted to what to do with all this information.

Now more than ever, our world requires skilled professionals who excel in data discovery and are dynamic thinkers and analysts who can turn these insights into transformative business models. To secure your future in these in-demand skills, the Boston College Master of Science in Applied Analytics degree delivers the practical methodologies and employable competencies today’s data-driven professionals need. Learn more about the exciting career opportunities that exist in applied analytics.

5-year growth rate in job postings for master’s in analytics
5-year growth in median advertised wage for master’s in analytics
Number of job postings january 2022 for master’s in analytics
Median advertised wage january 2022 for master’s in analytics

Source – EMSI/Burning Glass

Salary Data for Top Applied Analytics Careers

Data Scientist $126,900
Data Engineer $116,100
Business Systems Analyst $96,200
Business Analyst $95,200
Data Analyst $91,600
Financial Analyst $86,500

Where do M.S. in Applied Analytics Degree Holders Work?

Graduates of the Applied Analytics programs work in a variety of industries.
Here are some examples:

  • Financial Institutions

  • Insurance Carriers

  • Retail Corporations

  • Pharmaceutical & Medical Manufacturing

  • Scientific Research & Development Services

  • Nonprofit Organizations

  • Government & International Groups

  • Healthcare Plans & Groups

  • Think Tanks & Research Firms

  • Management, Scientific & Technical Consulting Services

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