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Students love that they can apply their learning immediately at their current job.
A 2016 McKinsey & Company study predicts that there will be a shortfall of nearly 250,000 data scientists by 2024, even after estimating a 7% per year increase in data science graduates.
Business Insider cites being a data scientist as the highest paying job for college graduates at $95,000 per year. PayScale indicates that the average salary of an MCS degree-holder is about $18,000 more than those who only hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science. And the projected 5-year growth for salaries ranges from 14 to 28%.
Illinois Computer Science is part of the largest alumni network in the country, with 450,000+ alumni worldwide. Wherever you are in the world, you’re never far from fellow Illini.
Whether you’re looking for a part-time job or full-time employment after graduation, this resource is there to help you.
Each course requires 10 - 12 hours per week, depending on the student’s background
Application Deadline: February 15, 2020
The next cohort starts in May 2020.
Applications are open three times per year, for cohorts starting in the fall, spring, and summer.
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