While the demand for skilled professionals in data science and network analysis is growing dramatically among companies and analytical centers, there is still a scarcity of programs that provide suitable training and knowledge in this area.
The Master's Program Applied Statistics with Network Analysis offers the toolset required from data analysts by banks, insurance companies, IT- and telecommunication companies and many other firms.
According to PayScale's report, an Entry-Level Data Analyst in the USA earns an average salary of $54,617 per year. Rapid high-tech and innovation development in Russia endorse an expectation of salaries growth in jobs, based on applied statistics and network analysis at the Russian Labor Market and Worldwide.
The students are free to choose one of two career tracks – business-oriented or academic-to shape their study according to their career interests. Both tracks will provide specific internship opportunities to help the graduates of the program become more competitive in their field.
Students who prefer the practical career track have an opportunity to complete their internships at companies where their analytical skills are needed or partake in one of the lab's current projects. Now our students are working in leading National and Global companies: Volkswagen Group, Thomson Reuters, Synergy Research Group, Ingosstrakh, CROC incorporated, pension fund Gefest.
Those who are interested in research are working in the International Laboratory for Applied Network Research HSE. Students also have an opportunity to enroll in a one-year traineeship at Ljubljana University or the SONIC lab at Northwestern University (Illinois, USA).
Students oriented on academic carriers plan to pursue Ph.D. after completing their Master's and thus enjoy the program's research focus.