Talent for Texas

UTSA graduates 7,000 students every year into Texas’ professional workforce, equipped with the in-demand skills our state needs the most.

Creating Career and Community-Ready Graduates

After graduates earn their degrees from UTSA, they’re using their talents, skills and knowledge to strengthen the Lone Star State. UTSA’s top ten degree programs align directly with Texas’ thriving industries. As a result, graduates have an advantage in the job market – as well as a competitive edge to transform the future of our state and the world.

Top 10 UTSA Degrees

Top 10 UTSA Degrees


Texas Core Industries

Texas Core Industries

Biology, Psychology, Kinesiology
Health & Bioscience
Health & Bioscience
Cybersecurity, Computer Science
Cybersecurity & Technology
Cybersecurity & Technology
Management, Marketing, Finance
Financial Services
Financial Services
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing & Aerospace
Manufacturing & Aerospace
Interdisciplinary Studies
Public Sector / Government
Public Sector / Government

Bold Is... producing the professionals employers can't wait to hire

Our Goal UTSA aims to have 75% of undergraduates participate in a classroom-to-career experience by the year 2028

When students learn by doing, they learn differently. Experiences outside the classroom stretch academic foundations to a whole new level and prepare students for the professional workforce.

Here's some of the ways UTSA creates career ready Roadrunners:

UTSA student posing for photo

From creating new spaces that foster student innovation to expanding education outside the classroom through experiential learning opportunities, UTSA is investing in workforce development to grow San Antonio’s talent pipeline.

Top 30 Employers of UTSA Graduates

UTSA students get a bold advantage in the marketplace from the many career-engaged learning opportunities that comprise our Classroom to Career Initiative. As a result, employer partners actively seek out and hire UTSA students and graduates for internships and jobs. That's one reason why 88% of UTSA graduates stay in Texas. Here’s a snapshot of where many of our graduates currently work:

City of San Antonio
Northside Independent School District
UT Austin
Northeast Independent School District
US Air Force
US Army
Alamo Colleges District - San Antonio College
UT Health
Dell Technologies
JP Morgan Chase
San Antonio Independent School District
State of Texas
Southwest Research Institute
Wells Fargo
Paramis Capital
Bexar County
Juvenile Probation
CPS Energy
Keller Williams
USA outlined map, highlighting Texas with stat, 90% of UTSA students who graduated in the last three years stay and work in Texas
Sources: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, SteppingBlocks


Meet Anna Arroyo ‘21

Software Engineer at H-E-B

After interning at a leading social media company and graduating from UTSA with a degree in computer science, 
Anna landed her dream job developing H-E-B's app for 
Android phones. 

Graham Weston

We couldn't have scaled up so quickly at Rackspace over the years if it weren't for the many skilled UTSA graduates ready to join a startup and come work with us.

Graham Weston, Co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Rackspace, Chair of Weston Ventures

HIGHLIGHTS Investing in the programs and spaces needed to produce graduates ready for the jobs of the future is a key focus for UTSA.

Empowering Student Success Career Lab powered by GM Financial

Thanks to the generosity of longtime partner GM Financial, UTSA's University Career Center (UCC) has transformed part of its front lobby into the Career Lab powered by GM Financial — a dedicated communal space where students can receive guidance from career consultants on anything related to their professional interests and pursuits.

Learn more about the lab

UTSA’s School of Data Science

CAREER EXPLORATION & PREPARATION Najim Center for Innovation and Career Advancement

The Najim Center was established in 2020 by local entrepreneur and philanthropist Harvey E. Najim. Najim wanted to create a space where all students could access resources for career exploration and preparation and discover experiential learning opportunities. In 2022, Najim committed another $2 million gift to expand the center’s reach, build its network in downtown San Antonio, and provide more students with hands-on learning experiences.

Explore the Najim Center

Najim Center for Innovation and Career Advancement

COMING SOON San Pedro II - Supporting Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Opening in 2025, San Pedro II will allow UTSA to draw on the broad opportunities that exist in San Antonio to address the city’s pressing workforce needs, to connect UTSA students with experiential learning and career-engagement opportunities, and to provide training to prepare students for careers in interdisciplinary fields such as cybersecurity, computer and data sciences.

Learn more about San Pedro II

Coming soon to Downtown, San Pedro II

Coming SOon A New College Dedicated to Artificial Intelligence

UTSA is reshaping its academic landscape for the future with the creation of a new college dedicated to AI, cybersecurity, computing, data science and related disciplines. The college, which is expected to open in 2025 and to be the first of its kind in the country, positions UTSA to lead in the rapidly evolving landscape of advanced technologies.

Learn more about the new college

A New College Dedicated to Artificial Intelligence
Rachel Neuschaefer

UTSA's Career Center is very, very supportive and works very hard to make sure that the students here get a lot of different opportunities with different employers.

Rachel Neuschaefer, Entry Level and Campus Recruiting Lead, Accenture Federal Services

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