Database Management

Do you have a highly analytical mind? An attention to detail? A love of technology? Your qualities might make you a skilled database manager. As a database manager, you will help businesses, firms, and agencies organize and safeguard vast amounts of information. Database administration is one of many in-demand information technology careers, offering high-paying employment opportunities in several industries.

A degree in Database Management will demonstrate your knowledge of a wide range of technical skills; recent graduates of our program work as application developers, business analysts, and database administrators.

What's different at SPSCC?

Worker Retraining funds. Some students qualify for Worker Retraining, which helps pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and more. Learn if you qualify for Worker Retraining >.

Industry participates in our program. Our program is based on continued discussions with area employers, from state and local government agencies to private tech start-ups. You will develop skills in relational databases and computer programming to translate organizations’ data into meaningful, high-quality information. Some of the things you will learn in the database management program include:

  • Structured Query Language (SQL) and relational database design;
  • C# and JavaScript, and using procedural programming languages to work with relational databases;
  • Presenting information in meaningful ways using HTML, CSS and reporting tools;
  • Fundamentals of computer networking to ensure data is available and your database reliable; and
  • How businesses use and apply data to make decisions.

Careers in Database Management

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