BY Meghan MalasJuly 11, 2022, 1:57 PM
A person works on a laptop computer on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California, as seen in June 2021. (Photographer: David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images)
A master’s degree in computer science can be the gateway into one of the most well-compensated, high-demand careers today. Computer and research scientist occupations are expected to grow 22% from 2020 to 2030 and had a median pay of more than $131,000 in 2021, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
People who gravitate toward graduate computer science programs may be looking to update