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Systems Analysis

Systems Analysis at Illinois Tech

Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Systems Analysis is a graduate degree or certificate program that includes coursework to prepare students to assess business needs from users, define problems, scope, requirements, develop information systems to meet those needs, design and program software applications, logical design, decision and systems analysis while working with others to accomplish those objectives.

Courses are designed to help students and experienced information technology professionals become Systems Analysts, business analysts, managers and leaders by enhancing your technology skills with a better understanding of communications and networking operations and management.

What Will I Learn?

The curriculum emphasizes a comprehensive understanding of issues such as object oriented system analysis, modeling and design; project management; process engineering for information technology managers; application development methodologies; UML based software development; human computer interaction; software testing and maintenance; information technology management frameworks; networking and telecommunications management; cyber security management; information technology auditing; computers in industry; and consulting for technical professionals.

Where Will I Take Classes?

Courses are offered live and online by IIT’s School of Applied Technology and are taught by experts in the field with significant academic knowledge and years of experience in systems analysis in business, industry and government service. The graduate degree and certificate may be completed entirely online.

Career Outlook

A degree in Information Technology and Management with a specialization in Systems Analysis provides you with knowledge and skills that qualifies you for a variety of careers in the Information Technology field.

  • Systems Analyst
  • Senior Business Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Data/Reporting Analyst
  • Senior Business/Functional Analyst

This is a list of actual Information Technology positions that you may obtain as a result of completing your degree. This list is not comprehensive, and is not a guarantee of employment, but is meant to introduce you to the variety of possible career choices available to ITM degree graduates.

Students from this program are highly recruited by private and public sectors.

Popular Courses in Systems Analysis

ITMD 511 Application Development Methodologies
ITMD 532 UML Based Software Development
ITMD 534 Human Computer Interaction
ITMD 536 Software Testing and Maintenance
ITMM 571 Project Management for Information Technology


Courses are offered by IIT’s School of Applied Technology and IIT Chicago-Kent College of
Law and are taught by experts in the field with significant academic knowledge and years of
experience in the Systems Analysis realm in both industry and government



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