Do You Need a Formal Education to be a Good Web Developer?

  1. Nah 00:59
    • In this day and age, you can learn most anything about web development online.
    • At one point, it was necessary to get a college degree (or at least expected). Now, not so much.
    • If you’re going to be a doctor, go to college. If you want to be a web developer, enroll in the university of YouTube.
  2. When you should have a formal education 03:30
    • If you want to work for a large company, they will probably still require some sort of formal education.
    • For this you can get a degree in web development or computer science, but another good option could be a B.A. Business Administration will give you variety of options for careers and a great overall understanding of business.
  3. So what should you do? 04:00
    • Well if you are faced with having to get a degree to work for a company, David recommends working for yourself.
    • There is a ton of work to be had out there in the WordPress world. Work for yourself and don’t worry about getting a formal education in web design.

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