Online Computer Science Degrees and Careers
A degree in computer science or a certificate from a computer science school will be the key in becoming a competitive candidate for a job. A computer science degree or certificate can usually be gained in a two to four-year program. Courses at a computer science school or in a computer science distance learning program will include database management, computer systems, internet systems and more.
According to the Department of Labor Occupational Handbook 2004-5, employment in the field of computer science is expected to increase much faster than the average as organizations continue to adopt increasingly sophisticated technologies.
Computer scientists work in virtually all types of organizations. They maintain databases, create websites, provide computer support, create networks and work in all areas of computer maintenance. Computer science school programs can be found at most universities and colleges, but there are also computer science distance learning programs available.