Win a copy of Functional Reactive Programming this week in the Other Languages forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Best Grad degree

 
Kyle Smith
Greenhorn
Posts: 4
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I am thinking about graduate school and I am wondering what some of you are getting degrees in. My BS is in computer science and I am a programmer of average to good ability. I do have many years of management experience before going to school and I was thinking that I wanted to get involved in that side. I am debating between a Masters of Software Engineering and a simple MBA. While I really see myself as more of a software engineer I was thinking that an MBA might have more universal appeal and open more doors. Of course some friends tell me that there is absolutely no need for addional education and still others suggest simple online programs just to gain a piece of paper. Anyone have any experierence with this -more specifically on rather an advanced degree is truely a benefit and what type?
 
Pat Peg
Ranch Hand
Posts: 195
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
No one has any input?
 
Amit Saini
Ranch Hand
Posts: 280
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Have you considered a MIS degree? Its like a hybrid between MBA and CS.
 
Pat Peg
Ranch Hand
Posts: 195
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I've thought about it but is it in demand is what I am trying to find out.
 
Tim Cerillo
Ranch Hand
Posts: 44
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Originally posted by Pat Peg:
I've thought about it but is it in demand is what I am trying to find out.


Kyle Smith == Pat Peg
 
Pat Peg
Ranch Hand
Posts: 195
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Lost my log in but it is stored by the browser - sorry. I have to many passwords to keep up with.
 
Raj Bhandari
Ranch Hand
Posts: 97
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
If you want to do programming... both are useless, yes even software engineering bcos that deals with project management, cost estimation, SDLC, etc... In that case do masters in computer science or something...

yes for management, any is fine... mba in IT would be better
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic