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The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) program at LSU is working hard to meet the rising demand for analytics professionals. Employers of MSA graduates represent various industry sectors including: consulting, healthcare, insurance, oil and gas, and telecommunications. Positions for graduates are available in Louisiana and out-of-state.  Past graduates have relocated to Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Orlando, San Antonio, and Washington, DC among other cities. 

​Employment Outcomes - By June 1​ ​ ​ ​

​2017 2016 2015
Total number of graduates
32​ 19​
​Graduates seeking full-time employment ​15 32 16
​Percent placed in full-time jobs prior to June 1 63 78​ 69​
​Average number of interviews 5 9​ 9
Average number of job offers 1.3 2​ 2​
​Range of salary offered ​​$70,000 - $97,500 $43,600 - $115,000 $40,000 - $215,000​
​Average starting salary accepted $81,500 $74,000 $83,400
Percent of students sharing salary data  94 79​ 73​


Companies That Hired MSA Students 2012-2017
(Bold compaies hired more than 1 student) ​ ​
Advance America Evaluserve ​Merkle
Allant Expedia -​ ​MetLife
Amazon FedEx Microsoft​
ArcBest FI Consulting National Bank of Kuwait
Bank of America Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems  ​Neill Corp.
Baylor, Scott, & White General Motors ​Ochsner
Blue Cross Blue Shield, La Guardian Life Insurance Pentaho
CenturyLink Hanes Brand People's Health
CGI Hertz ​Pointivo
Citigroup Credit Services Iberville Bank ​Premier Health
City of New Orleans IBM ​Quaero
Cognizant InterWorks SAP​
Comerica Bank J & L Marketing SAS
Cox Communications KIPP New Orleans
DeepWater Horizons ​Laitram ​United Nations​​
Deloitte LatentView Analytics Corp.​ ​University of Louisiana System
​​Disney Leidos University of New Orleans ​Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC)​ United​ Health Group
Elevate​ USAA
Ericcson Marlin Energy Resources ​​WPP

Ernst & Young                            MedSafe                                   Zehnder Communications


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