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The Database Management and Administration program prepares the students for this fast growing field which requires skills in organization, storage, integration, retrieval and analysis of data. They are trained in database designing, building, managing, system troubleshooting and report generation. Students are introduced to the significant tasks required of database administrators, the internal structures and architectures of database management systems, the implementation of data security and integrity measures, and the assessment of data usage and availability on the web and within internal business systems. Students will apply business rules to database applications, enhancing the practices of the company or organization for competition in today’s global economy and current technology.

Our Graduates

Graduates of this program are prepared to transfer to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The curriculum offers a strong foundation in the fundamental areas of database management, administration and information technology. The Associate of Science degree in this program transfers to several universities in Indiana. Possible career choices after graduating include database designer, analyst, manager, and data mapper.

*Salary listed represent earnings once a student transfers and earns a bachelor's degree.

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees above. A summary of our offerings is below.

Certificates:

Data Analytics
(25 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Data Analytics - Online
(25 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Database Administration
(28 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Database Administration - Online
(28 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Database Development
(28 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Database Development - Online
(28 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Technical Certificates:

Technical Certificate
(32 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Technical Certificate - Online
(32 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Degrees:

Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Applied Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Transfer Degrees:

Associate of Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)


NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Outcomes

Program Locations

The Database Management and Administration program is offered at the Ivy Tech campuses above.