MSTM Graduate Cohort
Students in the graduate cohort have less than two years of full-time work experience.

  • 4-Year Average Successful Outcomes*: 91%
  • 4-Year Average Starting Salary: $57,100

*Within six months of graduation

MSTM Professional Cohort
Students in the professional track have two or more years of full-time work experience.

  • 4-Year Average Successful Outcomes*: 92%
  • 4-Year Average Starting Salary: $75,349

*Within six months of graduation

Positions Filled by MSTM Graduates (2016-2021)

  • Associate Software Engineer
  • Automotive Software Program Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Consultant
  • Cloud Architect
  • Consultant
  • Customer Technology Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Mining Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Visualization Analyst
  • Energy Market Analyst
  • Growth Consultant
  • IT Security and Compliance Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Operations Optimization Analyst
  • Performance Analyst
  • Product Management Consultant
  • Product Manager
  • Product Operation Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Risk Consultant
  • Solutions Consultant
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Supply Chain Engineer
  • Technical Consultant

Employers Hiring MSTM Graduates (2016-2021)

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • American Express
  • Citrix
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • FedEx
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Foxconn
  • Google
  • Infosys
  • KPMG
  • LG Electronics
  • Microsoft
  • Panasonic
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Tango Analytics
  • TekLink
  • Thyssenkrupp
  • Twilio
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Verizon
  • Wolfram Research

Destinations for Recent MSTM Graduates (2016-2021)

By United States Cities:

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Champaign-Urbana, IL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • New York City, NY
  • Redlands, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Santa Clara, CA

By Country:

  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Indonesia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States

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On-Campus Recruiting Opportunities

The reputation of our College and our graduates brings hundreds of recruiters from the world’s top companies to campus each semester. The Gies Business Career Services team sponsors recruiting fairs each fall and spring semester, which provide opportunities for students to interview with companies for full-time and internship positions.

In addition, you have additional opportunities to participate in recruiting fairs across campus, including two in The Grainger College of Engineering; one in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; one in the Research Park; and two all-campus recruiting fairs. As a Gies student, you can take advantage of a full array of resources and the experience of our Gies Business Career Services professionals to prepare you for these recruiting opportunities.

Technology Management Career Outlook

Management analyst jobs are projected to grow by 11% from 2019 to 2029, which is much faster than the average. These jobs are expected to be particularly strong in healthcare. In addition, information technology (IT) consultants are expected to see high demand. Growth is also expected to be strong in smaller consulting companies. The MSTM program provides the knowledge and skills for you to work in the technology-driven world of today in a wide variety of areas including supply chain, marketing, consulting, or data analytics.

  • 2020 median pay: $87,660
  • Number of jobs in 2019: 970,200
  • Top industries: professional, scientific, and technical services, government, finance and insurance, and management.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Analysts, (visited August 30, 2021)

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