[CALUG] Computer Science

Rod Clayton ka3bhy at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 10 23:56:28 CST 2005

He may want to check out the Masters in IT fron UMUC.
I know someone who is taking that and never has to set
foot on campus. UMUC is part of UM College Park, but
is designed to support working professionals. It is my
umderstanding that this program can be completed all

I don't know if they have a similar CS program. HE may
want to check.

--- Rajiv Vyas <rajiv1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> >
> > When I attended a UMCP presentation on their
> graduate program, they
> > basically said that you shouldn't expect to be
> able to hold down a job
> > while taking it. From the undergraduate projects I
> had to do, I can almost
> > believe it.
> >
> I forwarded him the link to the John Hopkins program
> and he already thinks
> it's going to be very hard for him in terms of
> commitment of time.
> Well, does it have to be a masters degree right
> away, then? The
> > community colleges around here offer introductory
> programming courses,
> > some of which even transfer credit to local
> universities. It'd be a
> > cheap and easy way to get started and at least
> find out if it's really
> > something he likes (because if he doesn't like it
> a _lot_, the work
> > required for an MS could be a major ordeal).
> >
> That is what I had suggested but I think he couldn't
> find any good course at
> a community college. Are there any that you are
> aware of? Also, all he might
> need is few programming courses and may not need to
> go through a two or more
> years of masters.
> Thanks,
> Rajiv
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