University of Michigan


Career Outcomes

Program graduates are qualified to become data scientists in the field of their choice. Graduates from the on-campus Master of Science in Information program have a 98%+ job placement rate and go on to become Data Scientists at top companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon. University of Michigan School of Information masters’ students earn the highest average salaries of any graduate program in the field.

Read the 2021 UMSI Employment Report.

Alumni Network

University of Michigan School of Information’s 9,000+ alumni include user-experience engineers, web designers, data engineers, librarians and archivists, entrepreneurs, and information architects.

Career Services

For UMSI, your career success is a top priority. We will work to foster a positive career development experience for you, from your first day through graduation and beyond. Our goal is to guide you in building a career development skill set that will help you succeed for a lifetime. Our team works closely with you to assess your career interests, explore career options, and develop effective job search strategies for securing internships and positions. This approach includes individual career counseling sessions, professional development workshops, employer/alumni panels and networking events. Watch a career development office webinar to learn more.

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