Database Development and Administration

Databases play an important role in companies and organizations. A well designed and developed database supports effective and efficient daily operations in any industry. With the advent of eCommerce, enterprise resource planning, social media, and cloud computing, data‐driven applications are in demand more than ever. With this demand comes a need for highly skilled database developers. Entry level database developer roles include:

• SQL Programmer
• Data Analyst
• Database Developer
• Data Engineer
• Web Data Developer
• Business Analyst
• Business Intelligence Analyst
• Application Database Developer

Collin College’s Database Development program prepares graduates to plan, design, develop and manage database systems for a variety of businesses and organizations. All graduates will successfully complete courses and hands‐on labs in the following areas:

• Database Concepts
• Database Theory and Design
• Database Programming using SQL
• Data Analytics

The AAS and certificate of the Database Development specialty will prepare students to plan, design and develop database systems and applications for various platforms: desktop, web, and cloud. Courses and hands‐on labs prepare students to design and develop databases using various SQL platforms for desktop, the web, and the cloud, including (but not limited to) MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server.

Program Options

AAS – Database Development

Occupational Skills Award (OSA) – Database Concepts

Certificate Level 1 – Database Development Specialist