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Computer Information Systems - Database Administration (certificate)

Official Title of Certificate: Computer Information Systems - Database Administration, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 21

About the Computer Science Department 

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

Range of Occupations

  • Database administrator
  • Database analyst
  • Software developer

Additional Program Requirements

Students must complete each of the required CTA, CTS, or CTP courses with a grade of C or better.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

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

Certificate Requirements: 21 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.
  • Discuss distributed database management systems.
  • Explain the use of database warehousing.
  • Distinguish database connectivity with web services.
  • Examine database administration and security.

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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