Business Requirements Specialist | Western Technical College

Business Requirements Specialist

Technical Diploma

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Business requirements are the critical activities that must be performed to meet specific business objectives. This technical diploma will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to collect and document customer requirements for solution implementation, as well as collaborate with multiple stakeholders throughout the process. Graduates are prepared to work in multiple industries and professions.

All credits earned in the Business Requirements Specialist program apply toward the Business Analyst associate’s degree for increased employment and earning potential.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Business Requirements Specialist

This program will cost about $4,800* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact an Admissions Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Requirements Specialist
Needs Analyst
Business Operations Specialist

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Perform requirements elicitation and documentation
  • Build relationships with stakeholders
  • Demonstrate effective communication in a business environment

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee

Software and Technology

Most of Western’s classes require the use of a personal computer or laptop, standard software, internet access, and other technology-related items.

If you do not have a personal computer or laptop, or if the one you have does not meet the following criteria, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.

Computer/Laptop Hardware

  • Smartphones are not recommended for completing assignments.
  • Chromebooks are not recommended due to issues with installing software that is needed for classes, such as Office 365.
  • Web camera with microphone (usually built into newer laptops or can be purchased separately) is necessary for online participation.

Software Needs

For detailed specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.

Campus Resources

Need Assistance?

  • Contact the Learning Commons! The staff are happy to answer questions, provide individualized assistance, and direct you to other supports as needed.

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Business Requirements Specialist

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