if i went to a less than stellar school does it matter if my degree was difficult and in high demand?
i went to the university of houston, and just graduated this semester in computer science. i also have an associates degree from ITT tech. U of H is not really known as being a top tier school, but does that matter since Computer Science is such a hard major, plus the job market for IT and software people is so high. do tech employers care where you went to school?
Asked By: - 12/13/2010
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Please check with the college(s) in which you're interested about which, if any, classes from ITT tech will transfer to the school. ITT tech is one of those online, for-profit schools and the course credits do not always transfer... More
Answered By: jannsody - 12/15/2010
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While some tech employers do care where you went to school, the vast majority do not. In fact, that's true in most fields - most employers don't care where you went to school, so long as the school is regionally accredited - and U of Houston is. Really. There's nothing wrong with your degree.
Answered By: RoaringMice - 12/13/2010
You can go a long way with your degree from a less than stellar school by how well you are organized and prepared for interviews. The degree of difficulty for the major has very little to do with how easy you will be hired. That is always subjective. And I thought Electrical Engineering was hard.
Answered By: frank lynn - 12/13/2010
no it doesn't matter, just means you were smart enough to get it cheaper
Answered By: Jay Goff - 12/13/2010
most employers, even if they think they don't employ because of the school, will be swayed by the school you graduated from. They are only human and if you saw a resume from cal techh or MIT you would be swayed to employ them over someone who went to a lesser known university. the name of the college will stand out... More
Answered By: Adam - 12/13/2010
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