Career Outlook

Career Outlook


Data Analytics and Systems Engineering is the perfect career for people who like to solve practical problems in a variety of working environments and develop systems to improve quality and productivity.

Graduates may work in a variety of industries and have job titles such as

  • Data analyst, data scientist, business intelligence analyst, data engineer
  • Systems engineer, integration engineer, operations engineer, development engineer, dev ops engineer

Healthcare, Entertainment, Electronics, Finance, Shipping, Technology, Manufacturing

Their versatility allows DASE engineers to engage in activities that are useful to a variety of jobs in businesses, nonprofits and government.

  • Focus on how to get the work done most efficiently, balancing many factors—such as time, number of workers needed, available technology, actions workers need to take, achieving the end product with no errors, workers' safety, environmental concerns, and cost.
  • Use mathematical methods and models to design manufacturing and information systems to meet those requirements most efficiently to find ways to reduce waste and improve performance.

According to the most recent survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a division of the Department of Labor, the "median annual wage for industrial engineers [with a bachelor's degree] was $78,860. The median wage is the wage at which half of the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $51,180, and the top 10 percent earned more than $118,300.

Job Titles
  • operations management
  • data scientist
  • systems engineering
  • production engineering
  • manufacturing engineering
  • manufacturing systems engineering
  • industrial engineers
  • management engineers
  • engineering management
  • health systems engineers