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How much does a computer science degree help with an actual job?

I've heard a lot from various people in their 40's-60's that a college degree helps very little directly with their jobs. I'm wondering if my degree in computer science will be more directly related to the work I'm doing. For instance, my mother says her biology degree doesn't help her manage clinical trails any better. Will my computer science classes actually help what I'm doing for work (I don't know what that is yet)?

Asked By: BlueWhale - 2/4/2012
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You'll learn how to do software programming so if you get into a programming job you will be using a fair amount of what you learned. Just keep in mind that you probably won't learn the programming language you end up using on your job in school... More
Answered By: malica - 2/4/2012
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