Earning a Software Development Degree

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Earning a Software Development Degree

Are you intrigued by the idea of working as a computer programmer? Do you already work in the field of software development, but feel a bachelor’s degree will enhance your credibility with employers and permit you to command a higher salary?

A BS in Software Development will help you get ahead in this highly competitive field. When you consider different online universities to earn your information technology bachelor degree, look for an institution with:

  • A generous transfer credit policy. You may be able to waive your liberal arts and lower-level information technology requirements if you already have an associate’s degree in IT.
  • Regional accreditation. Accreditation adds validity to your diploma when you begin your job search.
  • Certification exams as part of the curriculum. Certifications are easily verifiable and show employers you’ve got the skills necessary to work as a software developer.