Value of a Computer Science Degree

Is there a good rate of return on the time and effort to get a Computer Science Degree - Which schools are the best?


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As high school graduates evaluate whether they should good to college, which schools should they go to, and the majors they will select Computer Science is many of their minds.  The question is whether it is worth it.

Software development and computer science are constantly accelerating into the future; yesterday is obsolete, tomorrow is arriving. Getting a Computer Science degree helps an individual to develop a mastery of this highly fluid environment; embracing new programming languages, architectures and paradigms in order to create applications for advancing code architectures. During the process of getting the degree they achieve a deep understanding of, and facility with, advancing software paradigms as they develop new ways of creating and interpreting data to generate robust, effective applications.

Going to the right school helps to maximize the value of the education.  In a recent study the true return on investment was calculated.

Top 10 Universities to Maximize the Investment in a Computer Science Degree

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Order IT Job Descriptions281 Internet and IT Job Descriptions as individual files in WORD .docx formats. Long file names have been used to make customization easier. As a bonus you will recieve an ePub version of all the job descriptions that is fully indexed.

Includes positions from CIO, CSO, and CTO to Wireless and Metrics Mangers. All of the positions in the book have been created to reflect the technology world of .

HandiGuide & Job Descriptions - pdf format

The Internet and IT Position Descriptions comes in PDF format The PDF book is over 800 pages in length and contains 281 Job Descriptions Descriptions in addition to a Job Progression Matrix Template, Job Evaluation Questionnaire, and Position Description Questionnaire.

Includes positions from CIO, CSO and CTO to Wireless and Metrics Mangers. All of the positions in the book have been created to reflect the technology world of today.

HandiGuide & Job Descriptions - pdf, MS WORD, and ePub formats

The Internet and IT Position Descriptions comes in PDF, WORD files, and ePub. The PDF book is over 800 pages in length and contains 281 Job Descriptions Descriptions in addition to a Job Progression Matrix Template, Job Evaluation Questionnaire, and Position Description Questionnaire. There is one word file for each job description (WORD .docx format). Long file names have been used to make customization easier.

Includes positions from CIO, CSO and CTO to Wireless and Metrics Mangers. All of the positions in the book have been created to reflect the technology world of today.

BONUS ---- If you provide us with up to five (5) completed Position Description Questionnaires within 30 days of purchase, we will create the 5 position descriptions for you and provide you with 24 months of free update service for the HandiGuide and all job descriptions that we update and create.

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This service will provide you with updates to each of the products listed below for a period of 12 months from the date of the purchase of the service. In addition, you are entitled to 3 custom job descriptions. You will have to complete the Position Description Questionnaire (which we will provide to you via email upon your request). It typically will take 5 working days to provide you with the completed job description..

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You can purchase this book as a PDF Book, Word Book or as individual word files for each Job Description which makes for easier modification.  We have also combined the both book formats with the individual word files for each job descriptions to give you the best of both worlds.

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