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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Database Specialist
Career Studies Certificate MA

Purpose: This career studies certificate is designed to provide students with skills that support the newest capabilities and advances in database technology. These new features in database technology enable databases to increase in scale and provide higher security and greater reliability. This program focuses on training database technologists who can provide these advantages to their employers and stay on the leading edge of database technology. Upon completion graduates are prepared to study for some of the exams for the Oracle Database Administrator Certified Associate.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ITD 132 Structured Query Language 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ITP 100 Software Design 3
Total   9
2nd Semester
ITD 134 PL/SQL Programming 3
ITD 260 Data Modeling and Design 3
Total   6
Total credits for the Database Specialist Career Studies Certificate=15

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by division dean.