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Most organizations must store and manage an enormous amount of valuable data such as customer information, supplier information, and manufacturing data. As a company grows, so does the amount of data it must store and access.Scalable database systems are a sound solution. Many companies adopt a corporate standard based on a particular vendor—Oracle is a common vendor of choice.
The online Oracle Database Administration Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to:
Access gainful employment information, including program length, tuition costs, financing options, and success rates.
With this certificate, you may be eligible to take the Oracle DBA Assessment Exam.‡
This program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge to seek entry-level employment in the field of Oracle database administration.†
Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate may be applied toward the requirements of certain Kaplan University degree programs. When the time is right, come back and earn your degree online at Kaplan University.
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Online Start Date
Feb 25, 2015
Online Start Date
Mar 25, 2015
Campus Start Date
Apr 22, 2015
This course is an introduction to relational database management systems. You will use a relational database management system to create and maintain a database. You will create filters, sorts, queries, forms, and reports. Emphasis will be placed on the skills needed to meet user requirements.
Total Program Credits: 28
This course prepares you to learn database programming. You will be exposed to the fundamental concepts of database management systems and SQL programming language. This course will provide you with the business context in which data is used and how it is transformed into information. You will identify the information needs and general usage of data within the modern business context and link the use of relational database management systems to the data needs of the organization.
Database management involves the monitoring, administration, and maintenance of the databases and database groups in an enterprise. Database Management Systems (DBMSs) are programs that offer a set of tools that make these tasks possible. These tools use Structured Query Language (SQL), which is a querying language designed for controlling data and managing databases effectively in a relational database management system (RDBMS).
No matter the size of the organization, the amount of data continues to grow and this data needs to be accurate and accessed efficiently. Knowledge of database management increase is important because databases are used in various industries as more work is done on the Internet. Because of this, there is likely to be a need for more development and more growth in the database management field.
Students interested in database management degree may enroll in the following database courses:
course covers fundamental concepts of the SQL programming language. Students
expand their SQL query writing skills through focused practice with an
increasingly complex problem and solution set. Students will be exposed to
working with multiple tables and aggregating data for reporting. In addition,
students will see how to maintain data through the use of SQL Insert, Update,
and Delete statements. Students will be directed to investigate and practice
the skills necessary to ensure quality results and performant queries.
Microsoft SQL Server will be the programming environment used.
This course covers intermediate to advanced concepts of database query design and reporting tools using Oracle. You will practice Oracle SQL functions and PL/SQL programming, including triggers and stored procedures, to execute queries and functions.
IT 234 or IT 350
This course covers database administration using Oracle tools. You will focus on the following: installing database management software and utilities, controlling access to data and resources, troubleshooting an Oracle database, the backup and recovery of Oracle databases, and resolving common performance problems using Oracle.
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* Source: Anthony Balderrama, “Ten Promising Jobs for the Class of 2009,” CareerBuilder.com, April 13, 2009, on the Internet atwww.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/worklife/04/13/cb.promising.jobs.2009/index.html
† Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
‡ Although certain programs at Kaplan University are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will pass those exams. In some cases, field experience, additional coursework, and/or background checks may be necessary to take or to successfully pass the exams.
§ This program is not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.