Database Administrator

Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data.

The role may include capacity planning, installation, configuration, database design, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery.

There are many certifications available for becoming a certified database administrator. Many of these certifications are offered by database vendors themselves. By passing a series of tests and sometimes other requirements, you can earn a database administrator certification. Schools offering Database Administration degrees can also be found.

Suggested Courses

INFOST 110
Introduction to Information Science
INFOST 240
Web Design
INFOST 310
Human Factors in Information Seeking and Use
INFOST 315
Knowledge Organization for Information Science and Technology
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Introduction to Systems Analysis
INFOST 350
Introduction to Application Development
INFOST 410
Database Information Retrieval Systems
INFOST 440
Web Application Development
INFOST 490
Senior Capstone
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BUSADM 336
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Intermediate Computer Programming
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Intro to Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming
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