Database Management Systems Certificate

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
https://www.towson.edu/fcsm/departments/computerinfosci/grad/database-management-certificate.html

Program Director: Cheryl Brown
Phone: 410-704-4966
Email: ait@towson.edu

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Database Management Systems covers the study, design and development of database systems, and discusses the major issues in managing a large database system. This program provides graduate-level education in IT for students wanting to make progress in the high-tech work environment or preparing to enter the high-tech work force. This course of study can be completed as a stand-alone graduate certificate or applied to the M.S. degree program in Applied Information Technology. The program is intended for students who have a bachelor’s degree in a computing-related field and are working as programmers, software engineers, system analysts, etc., who will enter the program for advanced study.

The program may also be of interest to persons who:

  • Do not have a bachelor’s degree in the field, but are currently employed in the IT field and are seeking additional academic studies for professional growth or to advance their career.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than IT who are seeking preparation for careers in this field.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the post-baccalaureate certificate program are the same as those listed for the M.S. in Applied Information Technology.

Non-immigrant International Students

Program Enrollment: F-1 and J-1 students are required to be enrolled full-time. The majority of their classes must be in-person and on campus. See the list of programs that satisfy these requirements, and contact the International Student and Scholars Office with questions.

Admission Procedures: See additional information regarding Graduate Admission policies and International Graduate Application online.

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

Certificate Requirements

AIT 600INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE3
AIT 610SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS3
AIT 632DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS3
AIT 732ADVANCED DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS3
AIT 735CASE STUDIES IN DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS3
Total Units15
  1. Understand the information technology infrastructure and its place and value in today’s business.
  2. Work effectively in teams and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  3. Use their proficiency to solve a variety of problems.
  4. Prepare, present and develop proposals and solutions for today’s governmental and industrial needs.