2019-2020 College Catalog

Database Administrator TCC

Program Description (Major Code: DA11)

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.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average or higher and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (24 Credits)

CIST 1200Database Management


CIST 1210Intro to Oracle Databases


CIST 2212Oracle Database Admin I


CIST 2214Oracle Database Admin II


CIST 2216Oracle Advanced Topics


CIST 2431UNIX/Linux Introduction


Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Credits

Estimated Program Cost: $7,584