The master of science in education data science draws students from around the world and diverse backgrounds in education, computer science, statistics, learning technology, and more. What they share is a passion for applying data science skills and techniques to education research and practice.
The job market for professionals with advanced data analysis and visualization skills is growing across all sectors. Data science professionals with expertise in education bring to the field their deep understanding of learning, schools, universities, and education policy.
Examples of potential employers include education research firms, school districts and systems, universities, state and federal government education agencies, ministries of education outside the U.S., education technology companies, and educational for-profit ventures.
Education Data Science students and alumni have access to ongoing career development services through the Graduate School of Education, as well as through Stanford Career Education.