Database Management

  • Associate in Applied
    Science (AAS), Certificate
  • Certificate – MCITP-DBA
  • AAS Day Program: 5 semesters
  • Certificate Day and Evening Program: 3 semesters

Career Description

Today’s technology-driven society produces large amounts of data through commercial, educational and social interactions. Database administrators work with database management systems software to
organize, manipulate, define, and store data.

Careers Available

Database administrator, database technician.

Entry-Level Salary

$37,000 – $45,000/yr. Depends on skills, education, experience, and geographic location.

Course of Study

Course work includes terminology and design, database administration, backup and recovery, performance and tuning, database programming and database tools.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Keyboarding skills and beginning computer applications.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Attention to detail, good communication skills, outstanding reasoning and comprehension skills and good analytical and problem-solving skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Database Management Program, contact Jim Pierson, Department Chair/Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7170 or jpierson@forsythtech.edu.