Graduate Certificate in Database Systems
The graduate certificate in Database Systems is designed to provide both theory and practical knowledge in database design, development and implementation, advanced database concepts, database administration, as well as data mining.
Database Systems Certificate
The graduate certificate in Database Systems is designed to provide both theory and practical knowledge in database design, development and implementation, advanced database concepts, database administration, as well as data mining. In-depth practice in the use of Structure Query Language (SQL) will also be provided. This certificate will prepare one to be a database professional, or work in any other information systems career in which knowledge of capturing, storing, retrieving, organizing, and analyzing information is important.
Please read the following information carefully - university policy concerning certificates has changed.
Students interested in pursuing the Database Certificate must contact the Computer Science Graduate Advisor to start the Declaration of Certificate process. This form is electronic and must be initiated by the advisor, signed by the student and turned into the Registrar's office.
Students may apply online for completion of a certificate program once all courses have been completed within 5 years of receipt of the application with a "C" or higher grade. Instructions for applying for graduation from a certificate program are posted under Applying for Graduation.
Completion of the certificate will be noted on the official transcript at the end of the semester.
To earn a Certificate in Database Systems, participants must complete 12 hours from the following courses:
Choose one of:
COP 5007 Software Engineering Foundations: Java Programming
CGS 3464 Visual Programming
COP 2253 Java Programming
COP 2334 Programming Using C++
COP 5725 Database Systems
Choose two of:
COP 6727 Advanced Database Systems
CAP 5771 Data Mining
COP 5775 Database Administration