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Destination Report 2019 (Text)

Graduate Destination Report

Knowledge Rate:

  • 96% MS/PhD
  • 223 graduates

MS/PhD Outcomes

  • 94% MS/PhD graduates are employed or continuing their education
  • 27% MS/PhD retention in MA
  • 55% of MS/PhD graduates work in CA, WA, OR

Top Employers

  • Amazon
  • Bose
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • IBM
  • MassMutual
  • MathWorks
  • Microsoft
  • Adobe
  • Lyft
  • PathAI
  • Philips
  • Samsung

1 of 4 graduates work for a CICS Partner

Industry Exploration

Internet & Software

Healthcare

Research

Electronic & Computer Hardware

Biotech & Life Sciences

Insurance

Transportation & Logistics

Higher Education

Investment Banking

Advanced Degrees

19 MS students decided to pursue their PhDs here at UMass Amherst.

Other universities include: Columbia University, Yale University, Brown University, University of Virginia, and University of Washington.

Median Starting Salary

  • $110K (MS/PhD)

Did you know?

  • 100+ different employers hired CICS MS/PhD graduates last year
  • 28% of the hires went to an employer who attended a career fair last year
  • 88% of Class of 2019 graduates report being satisfied with their current post-graduation plans

Who helped?

  • Friends/Classmates
  • CICS Careers
  • Family
  • Alumni

Survey Response Rate:

35% MS/PhD


Undergraduate Destination Report

    Knowledge Rate:

    • 91% undergraduates
    • 262 graduates

    Undergraduate Outcomes

    • 90% BS/BA graduates are employed or continuing their education
    • 65% undergraduate retention in MA

    Top Employers

    • Viasat
    • MassMutual
    • Google
    • MathWorks
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Amazon
    • Oracle
    • MITRE
    • Raytheon
    • ArcLight Consulting
    • Bloomberg
    • BAE Systems

    Industry Exploration

    Internet & Software

    Healthcare

    Defense

    Insurance

    Telecom

    Investment Management

    Research

    Computer Networking

    Hardware

    Consulting

    Advanced Degrees

    50% of students stayed at UMass Amherst for an advanced degree, in part due to the popular Bay State Programs.

    5 BS students decided to pursue their PhDs.

    Other universities include: California Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of California Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California.

    Median Starting Salary

    • $90K (Undergraduates)

    Did you know?

    • 90+ different employers hired CICS BS/BA graduates last year
    • 50% of the hires went to an employer who attended a career fair last year
    • 67% of the graduates said friends/classmates helped with their job search
    • 97% of the class of 2019 graduates report being satisfied with thier current post-graduation plans

    Survey Response Rate:

    40% BS/BA