Database Administration Degree - Online and Campus Programs
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Database administration is one of the key components of modern information technology. The database administrator (DBA) is responsible for organizing and managing information that is critical to the success of most large enterprises. The database administrator creates and maintains databases and database software, ensures database security, analyzes and establishes database parameters, and provides users with training in standard query language (SQL).
How to Prepare for a Career in Database AdministrationA Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) or a bachelor's or master's degree in another computer-related field is the minimum requirement for most jobs in this field, although a combination of an associate's degree and work experience, combined with database administration certification may also be acceptable. Database administration programs can include coursework in:
- Systems analysis and design
- Database design
- Network architecture and administration
- Web technology