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The field is software engineering. What do I lose if I do not get a master's degree, ever?

I already have a software engineering job. Just got my B.S last May. I am so f*****g sick of school.

Asked By: tsuric - 3/25/2009
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I didn't do my masters when I joined work and later did while working. The advantage of this is you would be able to pick courses that would enhance your skills at work and can get sponsored by your employer. The downside is that you will have to balance between work and studies which may be tough. Some times family... More
Answered By: Victor - 3/26/2009
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Take a few years off and just work and consider a Masters only if you really want to. Sometimes your employer will help pay significantly for a master's degree down the road if it looks like you'll stick around. Since you already have a job, you seem secured. Just stick with it for a few years unless you don't make... More
Answered By: chaz_042688 - 3/25/2009
 
You will lose making about 33% more money the rest of your life. As well you will not get a chance to become the boss of a department because generally a masters is needed to get promoted.
Answered By: chuckles951 - 3/26/2009
 
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