2022-2023 College Catalog

Database Administrator TCC

Database Administrator TCC (Major Code: DA11)

Program Description

The Database Administrator certificate program provides educational opportunities to students that will enable them to obtain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed in the field of database management and administration. Students will be able to complete such tasks as database installation and upgrading, database creation, monitoring and securing database activity, performance tuning, and database preservation in the form of backup and recovery.

Career Information


Computer Occupations

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 18% nationally and 18% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $50,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms
Credit Hours: 24
Estimated Program Cost: $7,584

Required Courses


Occupational Courses (24 Credits)

CIST 1200Database Management


CIST 1210Introduction to Oracle Databases


CIST 2212Oracle Database Administration I


CIST 2214Oracle Database Administration II


CIST 2216Oracle Advanced Topics


CIST 2431UNIX/Linux Introduction


Total Credit Hours: 24


Program Outcomes

1. Graduate will have the ability to provide daily Oracle DBA technical administration and support.
2. Graduate will have the ability to provide technical knowledge working with system administrators, technical managers, developers, and architects.
3. Graduate will have the ability to participate in the evaluation and recommendation of DBA tools and new DBMS technologies.
4. Graduate will display good judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.
5. Graduate will have the ability to prioritize tasks and work quickly.
6. Graduate will have highly developed written and verbal and online communication skills.