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MS in USA: Universities, Job Opportunities and More

 

USA is one of the most favorable study-abroad destination among international students. With a wide range of science programs, the country is home to some of the best educational institutions in the world. International students frequently choose to pursue a Masters of Science (MS) degree in the US. After earning their MS degrees, students may look forward to a successful career and attractive job possibilities because American institutions are at the forefront of innovation, research, and strategy.

THIS BLOG INCLUDES:

1.Scope after MS in USA
2.What is the Average Salary After MS in the USA?
3.Top universities in the USA with Courses in MS
4.Conclusion

After getting an MS degree, the most valuable and well-paying careers in the US are in robotics, engineering, computer science, and data science. Given that an MS degree holder earns an annual salary of over $73,900 in the USA, the master’s degree is one of the most valuable degrees there (INR 54,31,413).

 

Scope after Pursuing MS in USA

A Masters degree in Science in the USA has gained interest in the last few years among teenagers because of its high salary packages. By comparing the typical tuition costs with the typical package after a master’s in the US, let’s better understand the range of options available:

  1. Even after the pandemic which harmed a lot of job professions, those who are in the field of STEM are not affected because the job market has been in favor of students especially those in the field of computer science, tourism, and hospitality.
  2. The average annual cost of tuition for an MS program in the US is roughly $20,000. Compared to this, the post-MS wage in the USA offers encouraging returns.
  3. As some of the top employers favor graduates from prestigious colleges, the graduate employability rankings of universities have an impact on the average wage of MS graduates in the United States.
  4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, University of California- Loa Angeles, Harvard University, and Cornell University are among the top 10 Universities in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2023.
  5. Employers value graduates from these universities since they demonstrate the necessary job-relevant abilities. For this reason, a master’s degree in the USA provides an income ranging from 65,00,000 to 85,00,000 INR per year.

 

What is the Average Salary After MS in the USA?

Pursuing an MS degree in the USA costs you around $65,000 – $70,000. Now after you have decided to enroll this much amount of money the first question that strikes your mind is what is the average salary after MS in the USA. Here is a list of the average salaries after MS in the USA:

  • Business and Management Managers – $70,000 to $72,000
  •  Math and Science Professionals – $66,000 to $69,000
  •  Computer Science Engineer – $70,000 to $72,000
  •  Social Science Professionals – $50,000 to $53,000
  •  Communication and Media Professional – $50,000 to $57,000

You can also start out with a beginning salary of roughly $100,000 if you decide to pursue a Ph.D.

Below are the top paying jobs along with their salaries:

Job Title Average Annual Salary
Civil Engineer 85,600 USD
Mechanical Engineer 86,500 USD
Software Developer 91,900 USD
Data Scientist 155,000 USD
IT Manager 163,000 USD
Project Manager 108,000 USD
Biochemist 189,000 USD
Financial Analyst 126,000 USD
Pharmacist 128,000 USD
Statistician 134,000 USD
Petroleum Engineer 97,100 USD
Operation research Analyst 70,300 USD
Chief Financial Officer 194,000 USD
Business Development Manager 145,000 USD
Electrical Engineer 89,900 USD

 

Top Universities in the USA with Courses in MS

Masters program in USA mostly includes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs. Some of the popular choices among international students who want to pursue an MS degree in the USA are engineering, information technology, business management, and Data Science. Internationally renowned companies respect MS degrees obtained from US universities. These prestigious colleges hire MS graduates and pay them handsomely at leading IT companies, brands, and multinationals. Some of the top institutions in the USA are listed below, along with the courses they provide and their duration:

University Course or degree in MS Course duration
Stanford University MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Harvard University MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
John Hopkins University MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Pennsylvania MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Yale University MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
MIT MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
UC Berkeley MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Columbia University MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Southern California MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
UCLA MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Carnegie Mellon University MS in Data Science 2 years(4 semesters)
MIT Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Stanford University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of California Berkeley Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Carnegie Mellon University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Harvard University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Yale University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
John Hopkins University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Pennsylvania Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Columbia University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Texas Austin Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Michigan State University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
Florida International University Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Minnesota Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of princeton Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Chicago Masters in Computer Science 2 years(4 semesters)
MIT MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Stanford University MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
University of California Berkeley MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
California Institute of Technology MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Georgia Institute of Technology MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Purdue University-West Lafayette MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Texas-Austin MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Columbia University MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Pennsylvania MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Carnegie Mellon University MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Northeastern University MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
Rensselaer polytechnic Institute MS in Engineering 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Notre Dame MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
New York University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
Iowa State University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Pittsburgh MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
Arizona State University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
Harvard University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
John Hopkins University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Southern California MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
Yale University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Pennsylvania MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
MIT MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
UC Berkeley MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
Columbia University MS in Business Analytics 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Michigan MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Southern California MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Washington Seattle MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
The Ohio State University MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of North Carolina MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Carolina MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Minnesota MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Texas MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Florida MS in Pharmaceutical 2 years(4 semesters)
MIT MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)
UC Berkeley MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)
UCLA MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Southern California MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)
Columbia University MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)
University of Michigan MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)
Yale University MS in Finance 2 years(4 semesters)

 

Conclusion

To conclude, MS graduates from US have a wide range of job opportunities. However, the probability of securing a job would depend on your field of study and the credentials as an individual. Therefore, make sure you choose the right MS program.

 

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FAQs

Who are the Top Recruiters After MS in the USA?

Google, IBM, Apple, Intel, Amazon, Mastercard are some of the top recruiters.

What is the Average Salary after MS in the US Per Month?

For new hires, the typical monthly wage in the US after an MS is between $4,000 and $6,000.

How many Years can you Work in the US After Completing MS?

After receiving their MS with an H-1B visa, international students are permitted to live and work in the US for 3 years.

What are the Most in-Demand MS Specializations in the US Job Market?

Computer science, civil engineering, data science, finance, pharmacy, statistics, and other fields are among the most looked for MS specializations in the US employment market.

Does Prior Work Experience Help After MS in Finding High-Paying Employment in the US?

After receiving a master’s degree, it can be very helpful to have prior work experience in your field of study to land high-paying positions in the US. It is not a requirement, though, and if you have the necessary knowledge and abilities, you can still land a job offer with a respectable salary.

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