Software Testing Analyst
You are the most critical checkpoint to ensure the success of new system rollouts and application upgrades. Software testing analysts are great problem solvers and have a keen eye for details.

Software Testing Analyst Careers

The Software Testing Analyst is responsible for the design, implementation, and execution of software testing to support IT and business processes. Using established techniques, they analyze functional specifications for core application functions, text input, menu functions and installation, and setup on localized machines. Software Testing Analysts create clear and understandable incident reports and contribute to continuous improvement standards, procedures, and methodology.
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CAREER TITLES: Functional Analyst, Software Tester, Testing Analyst, Quality Assurance Test Analyst

Program Locations

This program is available online or in-person at our Harrisburg, PA or Philadelphia, PA campuses.

What Does the Program Look Like?

There are 4 courses, business skills workshops, 6 certifications, 10 college credits and 1 project in the program, totaling 216 hours of courses, labs and workshops.

Foundations in Information Technology

The course focuses on the basics of computer hardware, software, mobile computing, networking, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies.
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Software Testing Fundamentals

The course provides practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing including a common language for efficient and effective communication with other testers and project stakeholders.
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Introduction to Agile Project Management and Software Testing

The course defines the core principles of AGILE methodology and examines three different methods of AGILE. The course also provides direction for AGILE testing, an approach that follows the principles of AGILE development.
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Capturing, Organizing & Presenting Data

This course explores spreadsheets and databases for capturing, organizing, and presenting data for improving decision making.
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Earn 6 Industry Certifications


IT Fundamentals


Certified Tester
Foundation Level

Certified Tester
Agile Tester Certificate


Certified Junior Agile
Project Manager


Office Specialist
Microsoft Excel 


IT Specialist: Database

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Advantages of NuPaths

What makes NuPaths an excellent choice to help build the skills needed to take advantage of the high demand for tech employees?

Industry Recognized Certifications

You will learn the skills necessary to earn the industry certifications employers are looking for

Technology skills

Learn the foundational technology skills to start a career as a Software Testing Analyst

College Credits

Earn college credits to pursue a degree in the future
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Job Search Assistance

Connect with employers and receive job search, resume writing and interview prep support

Business skills

Develop the communication, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence skills to be an effective member of an organization

Faculty from Industry

Gain real world experience by learning from instructors who work in the industry

Funding Opportunities

Don't let the cost of tuition hold you back from starting an exciting career in tech. NuPaths is here to help. We actively seek partnerships and grants to assist with tuition costs. You may also be eligible for funding support through workforce development boards, certain employers, and tuition loans.

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