Computer Programming - Database Administrator Certificate Level 2

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Computer Programming - Database Administrator - Certificate Level 2

The Database Administrator Certificate is designed to provide students the skills and knowledge required to administer database systems including installing, configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and optimizing the performance of database systems in the Oracle or MS SQL Server environments.


Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I OR
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Semester 2
ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I OR
ITMT 1358 Windows Client Operating System 3
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
ITSE 1456 Extensible Markup Language (XML) 4
Semester 3
ITSE 2456 Oracle Database Administration I OR
ITMT 2403 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4


Semester 1
ITSE 2458 Oracle Database Administration II OR
ITSE 2333 Implementing a Database on Microsoft SQL Server (Capstone) 4
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 31

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 60 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,576* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.