Database Administrator

The course prepares students on activities related to maintaining a successful database environment.

Program Overview

A database administrator (DBA) directs or performs all activities related to maintaining a successful database environment. Students will learn to design, implement, and maintain the database system; establish policies and procedures pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the database management system.

Course Title:

  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server
  • Administering MS SQL Server Databases
  • Implementing Data Warehouse with MS SQL Server
  • Developing MS SQL Server Databases
  • Designing Data Solutions with MS SQL
  • Implementing Data Models and Reports with MS SQL Serve
  • Designing Self Service Business Intelligence and Big
  • Microsoft Access

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Adjust computer operation system

  • Analyze business, scientific, or technical problems in electronic data processing systems

  • Analyze programs using workflow chart or diagram

  • Analyze test data

  • Assist co-workers with software problems

  • Check hardware or software to determine reliability

  • Collect statistical data

  • Compile numerical or statistical data

  • Conduct computer diagnostics to determine nature of problems

  • Confer with personnel to discuss security violations or programming

  • Configure computers in industrial or manufacturing setting

  • Consult with managerial or supervisory personnel

  • Create mathematical or statistical diagrams or charts

  • Design computer hardware or software interface

  • Design computer programs or programming tools

  • Design data processing systems

  • Design data security systems

  • Design hardware or software systems

  • Develop computer performance standards

  • Develop mathematical or computer languages

  • Evaluate computer system user requests or requirements

  • Evaluate prototype computer software systems

  • Follow data security procedures

  • Follow data storage procedures

  • Identify appropriate software for project

  • Implement computer system changes

  • Install computer programs

  • Install hardware, software, or peripheral equipment

  • Install security measures

  • Maintain client-server database

  • Maintain or repair computers or related equipment

  • Monitor computer operation

  • Program computers for electronic engineering applications

  • Program computers for management analysis applications

  • Program computers for medical applications

  • Program computers using existing software

  • Provide technical computer training

  • Provide technical support to computer users

  • Recommend software or hardware purchases

  • Resolve computer program operational problems

  • Revise or correct errors in computer programs, software, or systems

  • Set computer controls or devices in data processing center

  • Supervise programming personnel

  • Test computer programs or systems

  • Test data communications hardware or software

  • Train workers in use of computer and related equipment

  • Understand computer equipment operating manuals

  • Use computer application flow charts

  • Use computer programming language

  • Use object-oriented computer programming techniques

  • Use relational database software

  • Use structural analysis techniques to analyze computer systems

  • Write computer software, programs, or code


Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost.
The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.


36-266 hours

Estimated Cost

Not to exceed $10,000

Ways to Learn



3.5-26.6 CEUs

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