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2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Computer Information Systems (AAS), Database Technology Concentration

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School of Business & Information Technology (BIT)


Database Technology prepares students to be Database Programmers or Analysts. Students use industry standards and are provided with extensive lab time. Students will also have the opportunity to gain Oracle certification.

For many organizations database systems are the most business-critical components of their information technology infrastructure. Databases drive accounting, human resources, inventory, sales and other key operations. Qualified database designers are in great demand to design, maintain and secure these systems for maximum efficiency and competitiveness. Students learn the theoretical and practical aspects of designing, developing, implementing, managing and maintaining major database management systems (DBMS).

Educational Option Information

This educational option is an:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Information Systems, Database Technology Concentration

This program can be completed:

  • Part-time or full-time. Full-time students can complete the program in four terms.

This program can be started:

  • Any term.

Primary course location:

  • Main Campus. Some courses are offered at Montoya Campus and the Advanced Technology Center.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Other costs/fees:

  • USB flash drives required; laptops are optional
  • Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate Certification is strongly recommended

Career and Educational Opportunities

The employment prospects in the database technology field are good in both the private and public sectors, locally and nationwide in a range of industries. Example job titles include Database Developer, Data Analyst, Business Analyst, Database Programmer, Programmer/Analyst.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems, Database Technology Concentration 62-64 credit hours

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