In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Finding innovative uses for existing technology, and inventing new approaches to computing and information technology.
- Studying complex computing problems in other fields such as medicine and business, and designing solutions.
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Typically requires a master’s degree. Obtaining a doctorate would make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a doctorate.
Certification is not required.
Licensure is not required to work as a Computer and Information Research Scientist.