Are you thinking about a career in computer programming? If so, you should know the different types of careers available within the computer programming field and what you'll need to study in college to prepare yourself for these jobs.
Careers in Computer Programming Look Promising
According to Fast Company Magazine, computer software engineers, kind of like super-sized computer programmers, are going to be doing quite well for themselves over the next few years. Computer programmers not only create software, but they are hired by companies to help integrate differentiating software systems. The system integration industry is growing with the software industry, and hires many college graduates as entry level systems integrators each year.
In order to land a job as a computer programmer, you'll need to become acquainted with computer languages. C+ and Java are two popular computer languages that look good on the resume. The best way to learn how to program computers using various computer languages is to earn a bachelor's degree in computer science. Computer science degree programs generally require their students to take a number of different computer programming classes. Computer science majors who also take courses in networking and information system management are sought after by industry because of their wide range of skills.
Now that you have a sense of what it takes to have a career in computer programming, think about going back to school to jumpstart your own career.
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