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 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



  • Apple
  • Advertising Analytics
  • Amazon
  • Basil Labs
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • Chubb
  • Data Society
  • Deloitte
  • Dow Jones
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • The Federal Reserve
  • Freddie Mac
  • Google
  • IBM
  • International Monetary Fund



  • Intel Corp
  • Microsoft
  • MITRE Corporation
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • National League of Cities
  • Nestlé
  • Pfizer
  • PWC Beijing
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • U.S. Department of State
  • 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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