Database Systems (Certificate)

Open career pathways by taking graduate-level courses in database systems. Certificate programs offer working professionals an opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in specific areas of computer science.

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Adding, editing, deleting, and retrieving data all are eased through properly designed database. Learn the principles of design and development of database systems through the Certificate in Database Systems program.

The program explores topics critical to database systems, including database organization, data integration warehousing, object-oriented analysis and design, and data-intensive computing.

Coursework from the certificate program may be applied toward a Master of Computer Science degree, provided a grade “B” or higher was earned in that particular course. Admission to a master’s program is not guaranteed upon completion of the certificate program.

Program Overview

Adding, editing, deleting, and retrieving data all are eased through properly designed database. Learn the principles of design and development of database systems through the Certificate in Database Systems program.

Career Opportunities

Database systems experts are employed in a wide variety of businesses and industry.

  • Database administrator
  • Computer information and systems manager
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer support specialist
  • Computer systems analyst
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Admission to a graduate certificate program is limited to students who qualify as non-degree graduate students who hold a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or higher.

A GRE score is not required.