An internship in digital technology can provide you with practical experience in a variety of job functions in programming and tech, including systems analysis. To apply, students must be enrolled in a UCLA Extension digital technology certificate or specialization program and have completed a minimum of 12 units, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Permission in advance from the certificate advisor is required.
This program is perfect for...
- Aspiring system analysts
- Those who want to solve business problems using information technology
- Those with little to no technical background looking to transition to careers in IT
What you can learn.
- Explore risk analysis, cryptography, and network security fundamentals
- Learn relational database technology, data modeling, SQL, data normalization
- Get a comprehensive introduction to computer programming and software development
- Learn to use SQL statements to retrieve and update data in a database
- Master fundamentals of Java programming
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Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.
In addition to the required coursework, students must successfully complete 8 units (typically 2 courses) of elective coursework from courses numbered COM SCI X 400-499. Below is a list of suggested electives to consider.
Estimated Cost Breakdown
All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.
Application & Candidacy Fee
Estimated Program Tuition
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*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.
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The Certificate in Systems Analysis is approved for international students (F-1 student visa).
International applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting test scores from either TOEFL, IELTS or iTEP. Some applicants may be exempt from this requirement if certain criteria are met.
English language proficiency (minimum*):
- TOEFL iBT: 83
- IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall
- iTEP Academic-Plus: 4.5