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MS in Computer Science: Engineer Your Future

With a degree from the top-ranked Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, it’s no surprise that our bright and talented graduates secure jobs at top companies, including the “who’s who” of tech companies.

Career Opportunities with an MS in Computer Science

The current landscape for a career in computer science is robust. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for a computer and information research scientist in 2019 was $122,400, and the average job rate is projected to grow by 15% between 2019 and 2029.1

According to code.org, there are approximately 433,116 open computing jobs nationwide.2

1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Research Scientists.

2. Code.org

Projected Average Earnings

Job titles available to Online MSCS graduates could include:

Job TitleAverage Salary
Software Development Engineer$116,230
Computer Scientist$105,203
Big Data Engineer$103,866
Quantitative Analyst$110,506
Data Scientist$115,842
Machine Learning Software Engineer$140,554
Senior Software Engineer$128,773
Senior Software Architect$148,724
Senior Data Scientist$140,135
Source: Glassdoor, 2021


Case School of Engineering alumni have gone on to positions at organizations such as:

  • Apple
  • Amazon
  • AT&T
  • Cisco Systems
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard Company
  • Hyland Software
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • JP Morgan Chase Foundation
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • NASA
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Verizon

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