Career Opportunities

Students who earn degrees in data science are in high demand in the job market and will find job opportunities in a variety of fields. Studies show that in 2020 alone, the demand for data scientists increased by 50 percent or more in some industries. A data science degree can open doors for graduates in a number of industries, including financial services; banking; insurance; professional, scientific, and technical services; information technology; healthcare; telecommunications; manufacturing; and utilities. Among the skills that data science training provides are:

  • Statistical Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Machine Learning
  • Advanced Machine Learning (Deep Learning)
  • Research Design
  • InformatioEthics/Privacy
  • Programming Language
  • Data Extraction
  • Data Transformation
  • Data Loading

Some job possibilities available to data science graduates include:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Machine Learning Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Information Officer
  • Database Administrator
  • Applications Architect
  • Data Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Statistician


UTA students have an invaluable on-campus resource to assist them in all aspects of their job search; the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center. The Center is a centralized hub for career development insights, knowledge, services, employer partnerships and engagement opportunities all focused on providing premier career development experiences both on and off campus. You can reach the Center by email (, phone (817-272-2932), or by visiting the office on the east side of the University Center (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).