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Master's in Economics and Computer Science Career Landings

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, over two-thirds of students who studied computing and roughly 62 percent of economics graduates received a job offer before graduation.

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What Can You Do with a Master of Science in Economics & Computer Science?

Graduates with a Master of Science in Economics and Computer Science can build careers in several industries. From software engineers to professionals in the field of economic research, students can grow in a variety of roles.

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Job Industries

Professionals with this degree regularly find employment in many of the following industries:

  • Management and Technical Consulting
  • Market Platform Design
  • Federal Government Research Divisions

Job Titles & Average Salary

MS in Economics and Computer Science graduates pursue careers in many of the following roles:

  • Data Scientist, Average Salary: $96,072
  • Economic Analyst, Average Salary: $61,139
  • Industry Economist, Average Salary: $116,630
  • Policy Analyst, Average Salary: $58,828

Job Opportunities

Companies and organizations where employees are working in jobs at the intersection of economics and computer science:

  • Amazon
  • Airbnb
  • Apple
  • BlackRock
  • Department of Defense
  • Drexel University
  • Facebook
  • FBI
  • Google
  • Uber
  • Walmart

Skills Acquired with an MS in Economics & Computer Science

The Drexel LeBow Master of Science degree in Economics and Computer Science provides a deep curricular foundation that will foster expertise in the computational and economic theories and skills needed to excel in your career. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in key areas including:

  • Research Design
  • Econometrics
  • Marketplace Platform Design
  • Big Data Management and Analysis

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