What kind of college degrees should I look into if I want to do Computer Programming?

I don't know if computer programming is what I want to do yet but what kind of qualifications would I need to be successful? Which degrees should I look into? Which languages would I need to learn (java, c++, etc)? Is there only a certain type of company that would hire me?

Asked By: The Next Guy - 7/20/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You're looking at two likely options - a degree in Computer Science or a Computer Engineering with a software specialty. Those lead to a developer job most directly. The most important thing is to check your local college or university to see how they position it. Also check with them what qualifications you should... More
Answered By: Fowler Fan - 7/20/2011
Additional Answers (2)
You'll want a information technology degree. That will cover everything computer related. Many companies look for their own programmers. I worked for an auto parts company that wrote it's own software.
Answered By: soaplakegirl - 7/20/2011
Or maybe you'll get Computer Science degree, it focuses on programming major in MATH.
Answered By: Credit card Debt relief - 7/20/2011
Sponsored results
$45/hour Part-Time Job Openings. Requirements: Must Have Computer.
$45/hour Part-Time Job Openings. Requirements: Must Have Computer.
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-209