Career Placement Outcomes - Statistics

Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
88.7% 0% 3.8% 0%

Response rate: 92.5%

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 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
34.9% 0% 55.4% 7.2%

Response rate: 97.4%


Roles and Workspace for 2019 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company For-profit company: Agriculture For-profit company: Health For-profit company: Information Technology For-profit company: Manufacturing Government Non-profit Research university Other
Accounting   1               1
Engineering                   1
Faculty 6               3  
IT (Information Technology)         3 1        
Policy/Analysis   2     2   1      
Postdoc       1     1 1 6  
Product Development       1            
Research Staff       1     1 1 2  
Other   1 2     1     2 4

* The above data are 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.