The Top Benefits of Being a Software Development Degree Holder

by Jobbatical March 22, 2018

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Destinie Wallis — a communication extraordinaire from the Pacific Northwest.

The clear benefit to having a software development degree is that it is applicable to countless jobs in a multitude of industries, resulting in the software we interact with daily.

Software not only allows for improved communication, but it generally makes work (and life in general) more convenient. With the continued need for improved technology and software, software development degree holders are the key to new solutions.

The numbers speak for themselves — job outlook within the industry is slated to grow at a rate of 17% until 2024 and over 91% of developers consider themselves gainfully employed.

Software development is an important part of today’s world. Not only can software developers help mold and shape new technologies, but they can also have an impact on its applications.

The below infographic, created by Maryville University’s Online Master of Science in Software Development (MSSD) program, explores what sets a degree holder apart from others and the benefits that come from having a degree in software development.

This infographic was originally posted by Maryville’s MSSD program here.

Are you already holding that golden degree in software development? Then we’ve got an array of jobs you can start applying to now 👇

Author’s bio

Destinie Wallis is a mom, writer, and communication extraordinaire from the Pacific Northwest. When she’s not viewing source code and working with web developers, her free time is devoted to going on adventures with her dashing young son.

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