Computer Systems Analysts

(NOC 2171)

What do Computer Systems Analysts do?

Computer systems analysts analyze business, scientific, engineering or other technical requirements or problems, and design computer systems to meet clients' needs.

How to become: Computer Systems Analysts

You usually need either a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, commerce or business administration or a college program in computer science.

You usually need experience as a computer programmer.

If you wish to specialize in commercial or engineering and scientific applications, you must take specific college or university courses or obtain experience in those areas.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor or data processing manager.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Computer Systems Analysts

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Computing Systems (B.A.) Bachelor
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Information Technology - Networking and Information Technology Security Bachelor; Honours
Networking and Information Technology Security - Advanced Entry Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computing and Network Communications Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Technology) Bachelor; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer and Communication Networks) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on September 22, 2023

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