Alumni Outcomes

A data science alum at the 2019 GW Research Days presentations

A degree in data science can lead to roles such as developer, survey statistician, data engineer, machine learning engineer, and many more. Data Science Program graduates have gone on to pursue lucrative careers in the technology, consulting, government and business worlds. Others have pursued doctoral degrees at prestigious universities in programs including human technology collaboration and data science.


Recent Alumni Employers



  • Accenture 
  • Advertising Analytics
  • Amazon
  • Amtrak 
  • Apple
  • Basil Labs
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • Chubb
  • CVS Health  
  • Data Society
  • Dell Technologies  
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Dow Jones
  • Fannie Mae 
  • Freddie Mac
  • GEICO 
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Intel Corp



  • International Monetary Fund
  • Linkedin  
  • Microsoft
  • MITRE Corporation
  • NASA  
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • National League of Cities
  • Navy Federal Credit Union 
  • Nestlé
  • Pfizer
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • PWC Beijing
  • Shopify 
  • The Federal Reserve
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Walmart 
  • World Bank


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"GW's Data Science Program gives students tools for analyzing Big Data and making data-driven decisions. It is a perfect degree for solving 21st-century problems."

Varsha Waingankar
MS '20, Data Science

Varsha Waingankar

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