Certificate in Database Management

This program is no longer accepting new applications.

As part of its ongoing curriculum review and refresh to better serve its students, UMUC has eliminated some of its undergraduate certificate programs. Current students have been contacted to ensure timely completion of the program or to discuss alternative programs of interest.

If you are enrolled in this program, please use the curriculum requirements below to track your success as you complete your certificate. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions.

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The database management certificate offers an introduction to the design and management of database systems in a business environment. In-depth practice in the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) is provided in the context of business-related case studies. The program covers advanced database concepts, including database administration, database technology, and selection and acquisition of database management systems. Supporting elective courses include database mining and the systems analysis required to begin developing the information technology (IT) infrastructure in a business environment. With appropriate choice of courses, this certificate may be completed while pursuing the Bachelor of Science in computer studies.

Note: Courses may be applied to only one certificate; some prerequisites may need to be fulfilled before beginning certificate courses.

An introductory computing course chosen from the following: 3

  • CMIS 102 Introduction to Problem Solving and Algorithm Design
  • CMST 306 Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming
    or previous workplace experience with C, C++, Visual Basic, Ada, COBOL, or another high-level language plus an additional supporting elective from the list below

Three required courses:

  • CMIS 320 Relational Database Concepts and Applications (3)
  • CMIS 420 Advanced Relational Database Concepts and Applications (3)
  • CMIS 430 Enterprise Database Administration Using Oracle (3)

A supporting elective chosen from the following: 3

  • CMIS 485 Web Database Development
  • CMST 460 Web Application Development Using ColdFusion
  • IFSM 304 Ethics in Information Technology
  • IFSM 461 Systems Analysis and Design

A second supporting elective chosen from the above list: 3

Total credits for certificate in Database Management: 18

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