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Quick Facts: Computer Systems Analysts
2017 Median Pay$87,220 per year 
$41.93 per hour
Typical Entry-Level EducationBachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related OccupationNone
On-the-job TrainingNone
Number of Jobs, 2016600,500
Job Outlook, 2016-269% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2016-2654,400


Graduates of WWU’s Management Information Systems program work in many types of organizations and have a wide variety of job titles. You can find recent graduates’ employment information on the Career Services Center webpage. Employment for systems analysts is projected to grow at above average rates during the next few years according to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook).
Management Information Systems graduates may seek entry-level positions in job titles such as: 
  1. Business Analyst
  2. Privacy Analyst
  3. Web Developer
  4. Applications Engineer
  5. Software Tester
  6. Network Developer 
  7. IT Support Staff 
  8. Data Analyst
  9. Business Intelligence Professional
  10. IT Consultant

The Management Information Systems professional plays a key role in determining the requirements for an organization’s information systems and is active in their specification, design, and implementation. They are able to help an organization determine how information and technology-enabled business processes can provide a competitive advantage. They serve as an effective bridge between the technical and management communities within an organization. 


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