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I have over 15 years experience as a software developer. I completed 2 years of undergrad, but have been too busy to go back.

Now that I have the time, I looked into finishing my computer science bachelor's program. They told me I'd have to take English 101. (I'm too old for that)

Is there a way to skip the bachelor's program and go directly into a Master's program considering I have extensive CS experience and have been doing the same work as a bachelor's program graduate?

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  • Some schools will accept real-life skills as coursework but I can't think of a school that will simply let you forego all requirements. You also seem to be talking about one specific school. You could shop around -- especially with all of the decent (and not-so decent) on-line programs around nowadays. – Dave Kanter Nov 28 '16 at 21:07
  • Just talked to one school (UMUC). Shouldn't I be worried about some of these on-line programs? I hear they aren't very credible. – duckmike Nov 28 '16 at 21:26
  • Well that's why I said "decent and not-so-decent." There are good ones out there. – Dave Kanter Nov 28 '16 at 21:34
  • Also, duplicate cited by ff524 has some good responses. – Dave Kanter Nov 28 '16 at 21:49
  • [b]WHY[/b] are you "too old" to take ENG 101? That seems very peculiar (I had a friend who taught Freshman English to a 73 year old man). – user247327 Oct 10 '18 at 0:17

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