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Good post! IMHO a PhD is for people whose career path is academia and may actually hurt an applicant whose career path is only the public sector. A problem I have found in my career is that having more education and experience than management can create a rough relationship, because management does not want someone that can do their job or is superior to them. An internship, BS, and a few certs should be enough to get in the door for a programming career. And then if you want the MS or more, let the employer pay for it. I would think that getting in the door early is better than spending many years and monies on academia, but a proper cost benefit analysis on career path and ambitions should be considered before making judgements and decisions.

If I were younger and still climbing the corporate ladder, I'd still recommend a MS. My employer paid for around half of it and my half paid for itself very quickly. The problem solving skills I obtained has helped out in my life and should continue throughout.
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