Do You Need a Four-Year Degree to Get a Job in Tech?

2/10/2021 12:15:24 PM

Dice -- Google hires some people without technical degrees and trains them in-house, noted Nancy Amato, Ph.D., head of the Department of Computer Science and professor of engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Some of this is driven simply by the fact that there’s just not enough workers trained with these skills, so they’re resorting to other ways to try to build that up,” Amato said. She noted that the tech jobs serve as an on-ramp, and the employees may pursue a degree later. 

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