Database Administration


Database Administrators (DBAs) are critical to any organization, whether large or small. As the amount of data that companies collect and maintain continues to grow exponentially, the role of the DBA becomes critical to ensuring that data is accessible, confidential, and secure. Graduates will be able to design, implement and maintain databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. They may plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

Students in this program will develop complex problem solving skills, as well as critical thinking, monitoring or assessing performance of others or organizations to make corrective action. Skills you’ll acquire in the College’s Server Administrator Emphasis include the following:

  • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems
  • Direct programmers and analysts to make changes
  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information
  • Train users and answer questions

Career Opportunities

All industries and organizations need DBAs. There is strong earning potential in this growth industry. The program offers a great foundational preparation for work in an expanding technology field.

Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the program, successful graduates will be able to:
  • Confirm personal testimony in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Collaborate with others using interpersonal skills in an honest, ethical, and Christ-like manner
  • Communicate effectively using written and verbal presentation principles
  • Construct new knowledge using technology and information resource tools
  • Comprehend and think critically to solve problems
  • Cultivate a strong, professional work ethic and life-long learning opportunities
  • Install and configure Windows Servers and associated services
  • Install and configure Linux Servers and associated services
  • Design, plan, and implement software and hardware solutions allowing an organization to innovate
  • Manage technical implementation and development projects on time and within budget
  • Complete and present effective systems design strategies and solutions
  • Provide effective executive-level presentations and documentation to convey complex technical designs
  • Troubleshoot and maintain corporate servers
  • Articulate career preparation confidently using resumes, and interviews

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