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Is a master’s in computer science worth it?

July 27, 2022

Yes. The demand for computer science professionals with an advanced skill set is strong and growing. According to Lightcast (2022), the computer science profession will grow an average of 14.8 percent* over the next 10 years, and there were over 620,000 openings as of June 2022. When you factor in that a master’s degree is typically needed to work as a computer research scientist (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022), now is a good time to level up by earning your MS in Computer Science online from Tulane. Review our career outlook page for a more comprehensive look at what our master’s can do for you.