Develop Your Database Skills and Knowledge

Regis University’s graduate certificate in Database Development is designed for professionals with data processing experience who wish to develop specific skills and knowledge in database management systems.
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Database Development Graduate Certificate

Degree Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the graduate academic certificate in Database Development provides an introduction to the internal structures and architectures of database management systems and explores data modeling, database design, management concepts and SQL3 in depth. Within the Database certificate program, students may select a track in Database Administration or Database Development. After building a foundational understanding of database concepts and architecture, students then select two courses from four options covering PL/SQL programming, middleware architecture and database applications, database technologies and SOA and data warehouse design.

Academic study is enhanced in this 12-credit-hour academic certificate through practical hands-on assignments in the labs using Oracle® software.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates.

Total Database Development Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.

Program Requirements

Database Development Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

MSCD 600/MCT 613 Database Architecture
MSCD 610/MCT 614 Database Concepts
Select 2 classes (6 credit hours) from the following:
MSCD 650 PL/SQL Programming
MSCD 670/MCT 616 Middleware Architecture and Database Applications
MSCD 675/MCT 627 Database Technologies and Service Oriented Architecture
MSCD 681  Database Warehouse Design 

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

 

How to Apply

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A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the School of Computer & Information Sciences programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program.

Regis University’s College for Professional Studies (CPS) graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CPS graduate students’ program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate academic certificate from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Academic graduate certificates from the School of Computer & Information Sciences require students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programing, computer networking and systems analysis and design. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas.

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the CPS Admission Office.
  • Current resume
  • Required admission essay
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Starts Application Deadline
Fall 8W1, 2014 August 25, 2014 July 28, 2014
Fall 8W2, 2014 October 20, 2014 September 22, 2014
Spring 8W1, 2015 January 5, 2015 December 8, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,475 12 $700 $75
Online $8,475 12 $700 $75

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,295 12 $685 $75
Online $8,475 12 $700 $75

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.