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Anyone got their masters in compsci? If so, how did it help you advance in the workforce? I was thinking about applying to Columbia masters in compsci.

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I’m a software engineer and if you’re thinking about a masters with a nontraditional cs background (he’ll even if you had a cs background) I’d argue don’t break the bank to get a big name masters. Georgia tech OMSCS is more than enough. Strong name + very affordable masters.

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Thank you coding homie!!! ☺️

No bachelor no master Entry was rough but advancement ever since has been by meeting goals and exceeding targets For entry I'm sure it helps. I'm on partner track and no one has asked "what's your GPA", "what did you write your dissertation on", "what was your major". But honestly it helps those who need, want a foundational understanding or to show they grasp a topic. Advancement in the workforce is less tied to master especially in compsci. An MBA would have more tangible advancement opportunities.

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IMO only useful if you have a non technical background and work exp, to "prove" that you can code. Most tech companies don't even require you to have a Bachelor's to become a SWE, let alone a Master's

I was able to apply for the jobs that require MBA or Masters degree.

Ayeeee, congrats!

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