- Manager of manufacturing operations
- Manager of services operations
- Data analyst
- Project manager
- Supply chain analyst
- Data mining specialist
- Decision support specialist
Career opportunities can be found in commerce, government, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, and in the services industry or manufacturing sectors.
Many organizations prefer candidates with experience using various decision sciences software. Depending on courses taken, the MS in Decision Sciences program will familiarize you with software such as Microsoft Excel and its tools (Solver and Microsoft Project), Excel add-ins (MegaStat, ForecastX, and TreeAge), Minitab, SPSS and Amos, SAS products like Enterprise Miner and JMP, Crystal Ball, Arena, and Simio.
To use the generic online job search engines listed below, use keywords like those shown in the Career Options tab.
Visit Career Search from the CU Denver Career Center for job information. Please note that before you search, you must contact the Career Center at (303) 556-2250 to obtain the search code.
Graduate Career Connections
Graduate Career ConnectionsTM (GCC) is the newest resource at the CU Denver Business School to connect our students to our business partners. The GCC team cultivates relationships with businesses - large and small, local, regional and national in all business sectors - to help them connect to the infinite skills of Business School students. GCC also mines the student and alumni bodies to find specific talent a business may be looking for - and helps bring the parties together. This is not a search service but a valuable connection resource for students and our business partners.
The GCC office assists you as a Business School graduate student by developing partnerships with local employers, introducing you to these employers and providing additional, more personalized job search support.
The University of Colorado Denver’s full service career center offers you services such as career counseling and coaching, resume and cover letter writing and review, mock interview evaluation, and career search strategies.
Their dedicated staff members bring speakers, job fairs and other events to campus. When you become an alumni, you are given a year of free support from the career center. For more information, contact the career center or alumni relations.
This information comes from the 2010-11 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) published by the U.S. government's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
||Estimated Job Growth, 2008-18
||Salary Range in May 2008* |
|Market and Survey Researchers
||$61,070 – $85,510|
||$73,570 - $99,700|
|Operations Research Analysts
||$69,000 - $92,900|
||$72,610 - $95,170|
*Median to third quartile of annual salary from May 2008 survey, the latest information available.