Career Placement - Statistics



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
97% 0% 3% 0%

Response rate: 95%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
33% 1% 60% 6%

Response rate: 99%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Ph.D. and masters graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Education For-profit company: Finance For-profit company: Health For-profit company: Information Technology Government Research university Other
Faculty 2           1  
IT (Information Technology)         2      
Policy/Analysis     1   1      
Postdoc       1   1 4  
Product Development   1   1        
Research Staff       1        
Other         1     1

* The above data is based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6 month mark.