Not to burst any bubbles, but any good computer programmer is going to get an amazing job right now, even in this economy.
In the next 5-10 years, 1.5 million related jobs will be opening up, in large part due to retirements. How many enrolled computer science majors across the United States? About 2500.
See the supply and demand issue?
Starting salary for a masters degree holder in computer science at Google… over $120,000 a year.
I can’t figure out why more people don’t study it.