EMCC Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
EMCC Catalog 2023-2024

Database Administration Technology A.A.S

Location(s): Golden Triangle Campus (Mayhew)


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The Database Administration Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the database administration field. This program of study offers training in the design and manipulation of databases using a variety of programming languages, database software, hardware maintenance, and operating system functions. Students will set up, administer, and maintain small- and large-scale relational database systems. Students have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment with a wide variety of classes that will benefit them after completing their degree. The program is also privileged to be a Cisco® Networking Academy Program and a CompTIA® Academy. The program’s website can be found at ciscoserver.eastms.edu.

Students can begin this program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters. Completion of the two-year program leads to an Associates of Applied Science degree. As part of this degree program, students will also be required to take the A+ and CIW Database Design Specialist certifications.

This program requires a Silver or higher Certificate on the ACT Workkeys exam. Please see the program advisor or Navigator for additional information regarding testing times and locations for Workkeys.

Database Administration is an ever-evolving field of study. Information technology changes rapidly and requires students to be life-long learners with the ability to incorporate ever-changing technologies into their skill set. IT is one field of study which has not suffered any economic downturns. The need for well-trained IT personnel is present in every industry from healthcare to manufacturing.

18 Semester Hours


Freshman Year - Second Semester


17 Semester Hours


Sophomore Year - First Semester


15 Semester Hours


Sophomore Year - Second Semester


15 Semester Hours


Work-based learning is available as an additional elective based on opportunity and requirements.

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