Career Paths

How Much Do Data Architects Earn?

For IT job-seekers, we'd compare this to a modern day gold rush.

Katie
Katie Marcus
Jun 04
Degree Types

Want to Work for Apple? Chances Are, You'll Need These Degrees.

Did we mention you also need to be wicked smart?

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
Jun 03
CAREER PATHS

Cryptography's a Thing. Here's How to Make Money Doing It.

Looks like your expert-level knowledge of mathematics and computer science could land you big bucks.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
May 23
CAREER PATHS

Are You Trying to Protect the Wild West? Because Cybercrime Investigators Are (Well-Paid) Internet Sheriffs.

Back in our parents' day, they had to walk 20 miles in the snow to steal music.

Katie
Katie Marcus
May 23
Career Paths

How Much Will You Earn With a Master's in Robotics Engineering?

Robotics engineers can earn up to $190,834 per year. Perhaps more importantly, they know what "Klaatu barada nikto!" means.

Poornima
Poornima Apte
May 22
DEGREE TYPES

5 Skills You'll Master With a Geographic Information Systems Degree

How to work the crystal ball?

Poornima
Poornima Apte
May 21
CAREER PATHS

Want to Work for Amazon? Here Are the Degrees You’ll Need.

Jeff Bezos’ brainchild business looks for candidates who are owners and innovators. But will you get past the “peculiar” job interview? Alexa can’t help you here.

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
May 20
CAREER PATHS

The Forecast for Cloud Engineering Salaries Is 'Stratospheric' (Yes, We Did)

The highest annual cloud engineer salary currently listed on ZipRecruiter is $178,500, and the lowest is $68,500. The majority of salaries fall between $107,500 and $147,500. Not too shabby, eh?

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
May 13
CAREER PATHS

Do Big Data Jobs Pay Big Data Dollars?

A master's in data analytics can boost your salary by 27 percent... If that's not reason enough to keep reading, what are we even doing here?

Poornima
Poornima Apte
May 06
CAREER PATHS

Future-Proof Your Career By Prepping for These 5 Tech Jobs Now

Here's what you need to know for your future tech career—because 'data trash engineer' is indeed a thing.

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
May 06
Career Paths

Can a Master's in Software Engineering Reboot Your Career?

The best-paying jobs in software engineering are also, unsurprisingly, the ones that are most popular; not only do they offer the most attractive compensation, but they are also more interesting and rewarding.

Poornima
Poornima Apte
Apr 30
CAREER PATHS

Want to Work at Spotify? Here Are the Degrees You’ll Need.

You may want to get crafty (like, really crafty) with your resume, too.

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
Apr 29
CAREER PATHS

How Much Do Cyber Security Consultants Earn?

So many data breaches, so little time. According to ZipRecruiter, cyber security consultant job listings in 2019 average $111,225 per year.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Apr 29
CAREER PATHS

How Much Do Cybersecurity Architects Earn?

Most cybersecurity architects earn between $132,000 and $173,000 per year. We know what you’re thinking: “Heck yeah.”

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Apr 29
DEGREE TYPES

7 Reasons to Seriously Consider a Master's in Geographic Information Systems

No buried treasure here. Give yourself the go-ahead on a degree that could benefit you and the regions you’ll serve. As you weigh your options, check out our reasons to getting a master’s in geographic information systems.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Apr 29
CAREER PATHS

Information Technology vs Information Systems: The 17 Most Common Tech Jobs Explained

Information systems and information technology are both highly profitable careers—but in order to land the top jobs, you'll probably need a master's degree.

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
Apr 27
DEGREE TYPES

7 Great Reasons to Get a Master's Degree in Computer Science

Is a master’s degree in computer science worth the time, money, and effort? If you’re considering heading back to school, check out the pros of how it will impact future career—no cons allowed.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Apr 25
DEGREE TYPES

Why Computer Science Students Are A+ Problem-Solvers

Students with a computer science master's degree develop highly valuable soft skills that translate across the technology industry—and often land jobs with starting salaries of over $100K per year.

Poornima
Poornima Apte
Apr 19
CAREER PATHS

Machine Learning vs Artificial Intelligence: What's the Difference?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, artificial intelligence and machine learning jobs offer a median annual wage of $114,520—with the highest 10 percent of workers making more than $176,780 per year.

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
Mar 20
CAREER PATHS

Looking for Cyber Security Jobs? Master These 6 Skills First.

Are you considering master’s in cyber security? The explosive demand for cyber security jobs make this a lucrative field to work in. Here’s what you'll learn with a cyber security degree.

Poornima
Poornima Apte
Mar 18
CAREER PATHS

What’s the Difference Between a Data Analyst and a Data Scientist?

If you’re eyeing either of these careers, you’ll need to start with a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, or computer science.

Rina Diane
Rina Diane Caballar
Mar 11
DEGREE TYPES

10 (Very Legit) Reasons to Get a Master's Degree in Cybersecurity

The average salary for cyber security jobs is $96,185 per year.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Mar 11
DEGREE TYPES

What Do You Learn With a Master's Degree in Data Analytics?

Being a data analyst gets you a front-row ticket to the next industrial revolution.

Poornima
Poornima Apte
Mar 08
DEGREE TYPES

10 (Very Legit) Reasons to Get a Master's Degree in Information Systems

For starters: the job market for information systems managers will grow 12 percent through 2026.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Mar 04
CAREER PATHS

How (And Why) to Become a Data Engineer in 2019

The more tools you master—think like Redshift and Bigtable—the easier it will be to adapt to any database environment.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Mar 04
DEGREE TYPES

10 (Very Legit) Reasons to Get a Master's Degree in Data Analytics

It's (relatively) easy to break into the field.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Mar 04
DEGREE TYPES

10 (Very Legit) Reasons to Get a Master's Degree in Information Technology

Tech-related master’s programs tend to pay extremely well.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Feb 28
CAREER PATHS

How (And Why) to Become a Data Visualization Engineer

Netflix and Spotify are two of the most popular companies that depend on data visualization, but fret not! They are hardly your only options.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Feb 20
PROGRAMS

Look for These Features in Online Master's in Computer Science Programs

Thesis required? Check: Yes, No, Maybe!

Tom
Tom Collins-Meltzer
Feb 15
CAREER PATHS

How (And Why) to Become a Cyber Security Director

Cyber security professionals are in high demand, and can therefore demand competitive salaries.

Alyssa
Alyssa Mazzina
Feb 14
DEGREE TYPES

Is a PhD in Computer Science Worth It?

A pioneer! You enjoy conquering and solving important problems that few, if any, have previously considered.

Tom
Tom Collins-Meltzer
Feb 14
CAREER PATHS

How to Kickstart a Career in Cyber Security — Even Without Prior Work Experience

Every time a hacker learns a new trick, you need to be one step ahead to stop them.

Alyssa
Alyssa Mazzina
Feb 13
CAREER PATHS

How to Become a Cyber Security Consultant

Being a cyber security consultant means choosing your clients, naming your prices, and determining your own hours.

Alyssa
Alyssa Mazzina
Feb 13
CAREER PATHS

How to Become a Data Architect

Becoming a data architect is a smart financial choice. The average starting salary is quite high — and earnings increase substantially with experience.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Feb 13
CAREER PATHS

How to Become an IT Auditor

Hone your communication skills!

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Feb 12
CAREER PATHS

What's the Difference Between a Data Scientist and a Machine Learning Engineer?

Here's how to think of it: The data scientist is the architect, and the machine learning engineer is the general contractor.

Alyssa
Alyssa Mazzina
Feb 12
CAREER PATHS

How to Become a Cybercrime Investigator

You'll need a strong technical background and excellent troubleshooting skills.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Feb 12
Lifelong Learning

Powerful Technological Tools That Make Online Tutoring Effective

Online tutoring is adored for the flexibility it renders to student learning process. It is mainly due to the aid of technology which makes tutor -student rapport a power packed one with great learning outcomes.

Sunil
Sunil Kumar
Feb 08
Lifelong Learning

Best iPad Apps for Nerds

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Feb 08
Lifelong Learning

9 Apps That Stop You From Procrastinating

Technology may be the thing that’s distracting you from your work, but you can harness its power with these apps to get back on track.

Lisa
Lisa A. Goldstein
Feb 08
Lifelong Learning

10 Best Apps for the New School Year

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Feb 08
Lifelong Learning

5 Foreign Language Learning Apps That Rock

These five apps can help pave the road to language fluency.

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Feb 08
Lifelong Learning

Math apps for all of us

AK
AK Whitney
Feb 08
Career Paths

What Does a Data Migration Specialist Do (And How Do I Become One)?

The job market for data migration experts will continue to grow as more companies change to digital and data-based platforms. A career in data migration offers ample opportunities for anyone looking to get involved in modern IT—but what does it take to break in?

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Jan 31
Career Paths

The Long-Term Value Of A Degree In Cyber Security

Data is currency in today’s world. Almost everywhere we go, and in almost everything we do, we leave a trail of data behind. Every Google search on your phone, every Facebook post, and every movie watched on Netflix means more data for companies to mine and commodify.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Jan 10
Choose a Program

What You Should Know if You're Considering a Career in Data Science

No matter what field you’re considering entering, it’s important to understand what a line of work involves before setting out on an irreversible career path. Data science is a hot topic in our digital age, and jobs in this field are growing at a rapid pace. But what do data scientists really do? If you’re considering a becoming a data scientist, read on for more information about what your life will be like in this evolving industry.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Nov 26
CAREER PATHS

In-Demand Tech Jobs: How To Become A Cyber Security Architect

Cyber security was once a mystery to most people, the province of secretive government agencies and private defense contractors. But in the data-driven world of 2018, cyber security jobs are opening across a myriad of industries, from finance, to healthcare, to retail.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Oct 31
CAREER PATHS

In-Demand Tech Jobs: How To Become A Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber security was once a shady and mysterious topic for most people, the province of secretive government agencies and private defense contractors. But in 2018, cyber security jobs are opening across a myriad of industries, from finance to healthcare and retail.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Oct 25
PROGRAMS

Should You Prioritize Accreditation In A Cyber Security Program?

Chances are, if you’re interested in a cyber security career, education will play a large role in getting you there.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Aug 15
Choose a Program

The Mark Of A Pro: Earning Cyber Security Certification

The field of cyber security is continuing to grow and shows no signs of stopping. As more and more people answer the call for talent, you can expect cyber security jobs to become increasingly competitive. So how can you stand out among all these hopefuls? One way is to get some professional cyber security certificates under your belt.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Aug 09
DEGREE TYPES

Is a Master's Degree in Computer Science Worth It?

If you are considering a master's in computer science, Noodle has the info you need to make an informed decision.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Jul 24
CAREER PATHS

What You Should Know If You Want to Advance Your Career in IT Technology Management

Many people think that once they’ve landed a job in the IT Technology Management field, they’ve met their professional goal. But, in reality, you should think of your career as something that evolves. In other words, when you’re employed in IT, you should always have your sights set on advancement and growth.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
Jul 20
CAREER PATHS

5 Ways to Write a Robotics Engineer Resume that Gets Noticed

You only get one opportunity to make a positive first impression on potential employers. For this reason, no matter your field, it’s crucial to write a resume that represents you and your experience well.

Grace
Grace Carter
Jul 17
CAREER PATHS

In-Demand Tech Jobs: How To Become A Cyber Security Architect

Cyber security was once a mystery to most people, the province of secretive government agencies and private defense contractors. But in the data-driven world of 2018, cyber security jobs are opening across a myriad of industries, from finance, to healthcare, to retail. We see headlines day after day reporting security breaches to major companies like Target, Chase, Yahoo, and Equifax, often impacting hundreds of millions of customers. Information like drivers’ licenses, home addresses, phone numbers, and even credit card and Social Security numbers have been found vulnerable to malicious hackers time and again, shaking consumer confidence in organizations big and small.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Jul 16
CAREER PATHS

Be A Data Sherriff: Steps To Becoming A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

A Chief Information Security Officer is a relatively new designation, but one that’s growing every day. Companies are beginning to recognize the overwhelming task that is maintaining a company’s digital security, and are naming these high-level executive officers to oversee all aspects of the business having to do with information security.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Jun 19
CAREER PATHS

Earn More With a Master's in Information Technology Management

Looking to earn more in your IT Management career? Check out a career you can obtain after earning a masters in information technology management.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Jun 04
CAREER PATHS

10 Things to Know If You Want to Become a Cyber Security Manager

If you’ve chosen a particular career path, or have gotten to the point where you’re nearly sure which path to take, you’ve accomplished a substantial milestone. If being a cyber security manager is your goal, you may be wondering where to start. Read on before taking the plunge into this exciting and growing field.

Kayla
Kayla Matthews
May 30
CAREER PATHS

Earn More With a Master’s in Information Technology Salary

Everyone wants to earn more in their IT career, especially if they have been working in the field for a while. You can easily go and ask your boss for a raise or keep working until the organization recognizes that you need a raise and bumps you up a salary grade. However, a better way to advance your career and get better pay is to get a master’s degree.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
May 17
DEGREE TYPES

Is a Master's Degree in Data Analytics Right For You?

Considering pursuing a master's degree in data analytics? Noodle will break down everything you need to know to make an informed decision.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
May 10
DEGREE TYPES

Is a Master’s in Computer Science Worth the Time and Money?

Silicon Valley is known for the stereotype of a 20-year-old wunderkind, the coding prodigy who finds tremendous success with no formal education. But in reality, we know that this kind of prodigy is rare. Most software engineers pursue some kind of education in Computer Science or a related field.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
May 08
CAREER PATHS

Exploring a Master's in Information Systems Salary Potential

Exploring if a Master's in Information Systems is right for you?

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Apr 27
Choose a Program

Is a Master’s in Information Technology Worth it?

Considering pursuing a Master's in Information Technology? Allow Noodle to answer any questions you may have.

Nedda
Nedda Gilbert
Mar 28
DEGREE TYPES

Is a Master's in Cyber Security Right for You?

Thinking about a Master's Degree in Cyber Security? Allow Noodle to unveil the ins and outs of achieving your goals in cyber secuirty.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Mar 21
DEGREE TYPES

Is a Master's in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Right For You?

Thinking of pursing a master's in geographic information systems? Allow Noodle to lead you down the correct path.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Mar 21
CAREER PATHS

Careers for Graduates in Masters in Information Technology

What career path can you expect with a masters in information technology? Let Noodle help you sift through the many options available to you.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Mar 21
DEGREE TYPES

Is a Masters in Information Systems (MIS) Degree Right For You?

Thinking abour pursing a Masters in Information Systems? Noodle will break down the details to help you decide if this degree program will be worth it for you.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Mar 20
CAREER PATHS

Do You Have What it Takes to Become a CIO?

If you've found yourself wondering "how do I become a CIO?" you're not alone. The highly-coveted executive position has become increasingly important in today's tech-centric and competitive business world.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Feb 28
CAREER PATHS

How to Become a Cloud Engineer in 2018?

By now, it's clear that cloud computing is much more than a passing fad: It's the new paradigm of choice for businesses to deliver data and applications. IT giant Oracle predicts that by 2025, roughly 80 percent of IT spending will be dedicated to cloud-based solutions.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Feb 27
CAREER PATHS

A Step-by-Step Primer on Becoming a Database Administrator (DBA)

It's sometimes said that data is the currency of the 21st century. Having access to more information, and being able to manage that information more effectively, can be the key differentiator between a business and its competitors.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Feb 26
CAREER PATHS

Becoming a Computer and Information Systems Manager

Considering a career in computer and information systems management?

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Feb 23
PROGRAMS

These Online Courses Will Have You Stargazing, Coding, and Saving the Planet

Interested in learning about outer space? Or how to code? How about sustainability? The range of online course offerings continues to expand. Here are some options.

Christine
Christine Larusso
Jan 04
Lifelong Learning

Noodle App of the Month: Gojimo (December 2015)

The Noodle App of the Month series helps you find out about the latest and greatest education tools. Read on to learn about Gojimo, our pick for December 2015.

John
John Dodig
Dec 21
Lifelong Learning

Noodle App of the Month: yHomework (August 2015)

Apps can make learning easier, and Noodle’s App of the Month helps you stay on top of the best in ed tech. Learn more about yHomework, our pick for August.

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Aug 28
Choose a Program

Computer Science or Engineering — Which Is Right for You?

Lots of students today think they’ll major in some field related to computers. But how do you decide between computer science and engineering? Learn from a Noodle Expert about the similarities and differences so you can choose the best path for your interests and career aspirations.

Molly
Molly Pennington, PhD
Jul 30
Choose a Program

Computer Science or Engineering — Which Is Right for You?

Lots of students today think they’ll major in some field related to computers. But how do you decide between computer science and engineering? Learn from a Noodle Expert about the similarities and differences so you can choose the best path for your interests and career aspirations.

Molly
Molly Pennington
Jul 30
Lifelong Learning

Noodle App of the Month: 30/30 (July 2015)

We've found the best time management tool for doing schoolwork. Check out 30/30, the Noodle App of the Month for July, and be more productive next year.

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Jul 29
Lifelong Learning

Noodle App of the Month: Gapminder (June 2015)

Keep up with Noodle's App of the Month series to find effective and fun educational apps. June's pick is Gapminder, a program that makes statistics cool.

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Jun 30
Lifelong Learning

The Most Significant Technological Advances in Education for 2015

Education technology is making significant strides forward. Learn which tools and trends will have the greatest impact this year.

Jane
Jane Hatterer
Mar 04
Lifelong Learning

Teach Yourself Coding: How to Get Started Without a Computer Science Degree

If you’ve ever wondered how to get started coding, read Noodle expert Charles Wang’s advice about the paths into this growing educational and professional domain.

Charles
Charles Wang
Feb 12
PROGRAMS

Teach Yourself Coding: How to Get Started Without a Computer Science Degree

If you’ve ever wondered how to get started coding, read Noodle expert Charles Wang’s advice about the paths into this growing educational and professional domain.

Charles
Charles Wang
Feb 12
CAREER PATHS

Interns: What Not to Do When Interviewing at a Startup

Learn from a successful startup founder and CEO about what to do when you’re interviewing for an internship, from what to wear to when to show up.

Samer
Samer Hamadeh
Jan 20
CAREER PATHS

Which Language Should an Aspiring Web Developer Use?

Is it possible to choose a single best programming language for young web developers? We think have the answer, and you might find it surprising.

Cho S.
Cho S. Kim
Aug 04
CAREER PATHS

A Brief Description of the 10 Most Popular Programming Languages

What are the 10 most popular programming languages, and what are their benefits and downsides? Learn about them here.

Cho S.
Cho S. Kim
Aug 04
Lifelong Learning

13 Inspiring EdTech Startups of 2013

The EdTech startup space is full of innovative people creating incredible products for students, and educators alike. To wrap up 2013, we've created a list of 13 education startups that picked up traction this year. This is no means a definitive list, but rather ones that received a significant funding in 2013.

Jessica
Jessica Finger
Dec 23
CAREER PATHS

Survey Shows 9.6% Salary Increase for Computer Science Graduates

An increased demand for computer science graduates means higher salaries in the field.

Noodle
Noodle Staff
Apr 18
CAREER PATHS

Survey Shows 9.6% Salary Increase for Computer Science Graduates

An increased demand for computer science graduates means higher salaries in the field.

Noodle
Noodle Editorial Staff
Apr 12