22 days ago
MS in Software Engineering vs MS in Computer Science for a working professional with 3 YOE
I am a working professional with 3 YOE in the IT industry working as a Software Developer in a product-based organization.
I wanted to understand if pursuing MS in Software engineering would be better than MS in CS, as I see many of the courses in CS are theoretical vs practical courses in Software Engineering.
Will having this practical knowledge be more helpful in landing an internship/ job as well as performing well on the job?
Also, how would the future career differ between the two degrees?
Hi, SE and CS have almost the same full-time opportunities. SE has more software subjects. CS has generalized subjects and some hardware subjects. A lot of people do not know that the median salary of MS in SE is greater than MS in CS. If your goal is to get an SDE-type role then go for MS SE. yes, this practical knowledge would definitely help you to land an internship. Future career so the same ... See more
Siva Kesava Reddy
Computer science is the best