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What's the best degree for a career in IT?

By debuggist Staff ·
I know CS seems like the obvious choice, although I'm sure others have chosen other majors and done well in IT.

Do others major in Mathematics or both CS and Math (that's what I did)?

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my suggestion

by jck In reply to What's the best degree fo ...

get an M.B.A. learn to manage things. get a minor in computer information systems or something.

within 25 years, there won't be IT careers here if things keep going the way they are. They'll all be in Asia or Africa.

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Sterotypes are alive and well in IT!!

by jaehn_barbara In reply to What's the best degree fo ...

As a plumb middle aged self taught expert, I found that I hit the ceiling early on in my IT career and a degree was REQUIRED. I watched department heads fall all over themselves for "self-taught genius" (all male)-- so sorry but women need to have degrees.

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