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Computer Science - Database Development (certificate)

Official Title of Certificate: Computer Science - Database Development,Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 26

About the Computer Science Department

Purpose: Prepares students for employment in the field of database development by acquiring or updating database development skills. This option develops skills in the SQL language syntax and usage, Microsoft Access, Oracle and provides experience in designing and implementing a production level, industrial grade database.  

Additional Program Requirements

A grade of C or better is required in each Database Development certificate course requirement

Range of Occupations

  • Database administrator
  • Database analyst
  • Software developer

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing finaid@aacc.edu or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101 ENG 101A , or ENG 111 . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Certificate Requirements: 26 credits

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Review database concepts and data models.
  • Apply normalization of databases.
  • Employ design and implementation using structured query language.
  • Distinguish database connectivity with web services.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Related Offerings

Students may wish to also review requirements for the related majors or programs linked below.

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