Programmer Analyst Career

Job Description: Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

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Programmer Analyst Career

What Should I Major in to Become a Programmer Analyst?

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Required Education



Associate's Degree usually needed for this career