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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 many of 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 2020 was $126,830, and the average job rate is projected to grow by 22% between 2020 and 2030.1

According to Emsi, there are over 3,000 computer and information research scientist job openings in the U.S. each year.2

1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021.

2. Emsi, 2021.

Projected Average Earnings

Job titles available to online MSCS graduates could include:

Job TitleAverage Salary
Computer Scientist$81,991
Quantitative Analyst$86,340
Data Engineer$93,255
Data Scientist$97,254
Machine Learning Engineer$112,266
Software Development Engineer$112,764
Senior Software Engineer$120,982
Senior Data Scientist$127,576
Senior Software Architect$136,001

Source: Payscale, March 2022


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
  • JPMorgan Chase Foundation
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • NASA
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Verizon

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