The Institute for Advanced Analytics held it 15th Annual Commencement today for 115 candidates in the Master of Science in Analytics Class of ’22 who successfully completed their degree. The event was witnessed by a congregation of over 600 family and friends. The Class of ’22 has much to celebrate. By graduation, 100% of the class had accepted offers of employment with a record high average annual base salary of $107,900. The 2022 Employment Report was published upon graduation. The new graduates join a thriving alumni community now numbering 1,225 data science professionals working in over 400 organizations throughout the U.S. and 25 countries worldwide.
The Institute’s director, Dr. Michael Rappa, commended the graduates: “After the uncertainty of the past two years, it’s gratifying to see the Institute continue to deliver an education that is highly valued by society. Our faculty, staff, and students came together and did the hard work that needed to be done to succeed despite the obstacles we faced during the pandemic. It took a great deal of resolve. Ultimately, the students came away stronger and better prepared for the days ahead. I am excited for their future.”