Database Management Systems Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

The graduate certificate in database management systems covers the study, design and development of database systems and the major issues in managing a large database system. The certificate is valuable preparation for students seeking career advancement in the high-tech work environment or preparing to enter the high-tech workforce. The program is intended for students who have a bachelor's degree in a computing related field; are working as programmers, software engineers, system analysts; and who seek advanced study. However, the program may also interest you if:

  • You do not have a bachelor's degree in information technology but currently work in the IT field and seek additional academic background for professional growth.
  • You have a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than IT and want to prepare yourself for careers in this field.

The certificate course of study can be completed as a stand-alone graduate certificate. Credits also may be applied toward the M.S. degree program in applied information technology.

Certificate Requirements

Application deadlines and admission requirements for the certificate are the same as those for the Applied Information Technology master's program. View certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

View more detailed information about specific courses below:

  • AIT 600    Information Technology Infrastructure 
  • AIT 610    System Development Process 
  • AIT 632    Database Management Systems
  • AIT 732    Advanced Database Management Systems 
  • AIT 735    Case Studies in Database Management Systems
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Program Director

Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Cheryl T. Brown
7800 York Road (YR)
Room 444

Program Coordinator

Andrea Chenowith
Applied Information Technology
Andrea Chenowith
7800 York Road
Room 226
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.