No, an MSCE doesn't mean anything. It is a marketing
gimmick. Nor is a BS much like a license.
And, again, I'm not saying you should need a license in
order to work.
And I'm not even saying that licensed programmers will
be the best programmers. I'm saying that they will be
required to be trained on the issues that always get
pushed aside in software development like risk
management and security. And they will be held
accountable. There will always be very talented
programmers who produce great code, with or without a
As to pulling a license, that would be handled as it has
been handled in other engineering areas for years. It
isn't a simple thing.
(but my friends call me "Tye")