Can you get a good job without a degree?
If someone has programing skills, can hi/she land a job?
- 4 weeks ago
Sure, you can learn almost anything you put your mind to even if you don’t go to school for it. You can try Sales, Programming etc. it will come with a learning curve but it is more than doable.
- 4 weeks ago
Ofcourse why not. Having a good job is not based on a degree. Just go and apply, learn the process, work hard and do best at all times. Godbless. :))
- babyboomer1001Lv 71 month ago
No. Not a programing job.
- BLv 71 month ago
sure. however, the programming is generally looked upon as a degree in computer science, so try it.
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- 1 month ago
If you can prove to companies that you can do the job well, even without a college degree, then yes. The issue is proving it to potential employers.
If you can positively contribute to open-source projects, that can help quite a bit in getting a programming job. However, most employers for programming/CS jobs typically require a 4 year college degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.
- Pearl LLv 71 month ago
i dont see why not, i heard you can make good money with sales
- Barkley HoundLv 71 month ago
I had no degree when I started working for a bank in a very low position. I worked my way up by taking college classes and finally became an application consultant which was an assistant vice president. I worked up from operator, programmer, etc.
This was long ago and these days there is a lot of competition. You should at least have an associates degree but many companies want engineers.
- Casey YLv 71 month ago
Sure, but you had better be a spectacular programmer. I know someone with an excellent job at a major social media company without any degree whatsoever...but they are the exception to the rule that education will get you ahead.
- JudyLv 71 month ago
There are many good jobs available without a degree, if you have the skills and experience required.
This is rare, though, in programming.
- Rick BLv 71 month ago
Most companies prefer a degree for programmers. Trades like welding, plumbing, electrical, etc. make good money without a degree. But they require training and certification.