Data Management C.A.

What Is Computer Database Management?

Computer database managers write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions.

Occupation Overview

Database managers specify users and user access levels for databases, and train users on databases and answer user questions. They approve, schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements. They develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information. They may work on project teams to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of database administrators is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth in this occupation will be driven by the increased data needs of companies across the economy.

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Database Management Careers

SCC graduates are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: database administrator, database analyst, geographical information systems (GIS) technician, data warehouse specialist, Web database developer, database management specialist, database inventory manager, technical writer and information specialist.

Salary Outlook

The median hourly wage for data management professionals in Missouri is $37.09. Established data management professionals generally earn between $53,470 and $93,260 per year. Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $114,200.

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Degree Name: Data Management C.A.
Degree or Program: Computer Science
Degree Type: Certificate of Achievement
Description:
Databases are used to store, manipulate and retrieve data in nearly every type of organization including business, healthcare, education, government and libraries. Database technology is routinely used by people on personal computers, by workgroups accessing databases on network servers and by all employees using enterprise-wide distributed applications. Managers in all industries seek to use knowledge derived from databases for competitive advantage.
General Education Requirements 13
  COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 4  
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Social Sciences HIS 101
HIS 102
HIS 115
HIS 270
POL 101
POL 102
US History to 1877
US History Since 1877
US History Since 1945
History of Missouri
American Government
State & Local Government
3
Elective CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing 3
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: (choose any six) 18
  CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications Using MS Office 3  
  CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
  CPT 121 Data Communications 3
  CPT 135 Programming in Python 3
  CPM 190 Dynamic Programming Languages 3
  CPT 201 Intro to Database Management 3
  CPT 240 SQL Basics 3
  CPT 250 Database Programming 3
  CPT 260 Oracle Programming 3
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 31

Courses by Semester

FIRST SEMESTER 15
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH  
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 3
CPT 115 introduction to Data Processing 3
  Choose two of the core requirements * 6
SECOND SEMESTER 15
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH  
HIS or POL Social Sciences 3
  Choose four of the core requirements * 12

* Core requirements include CPT 103, 106, 121, 135, 201, 240, 250, 260 and CPM 190

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