Bellevue College Continuing Education can provide the training you need to become a database administrator. Our full suite of database administration courses can be taken as standalone units or as part of our Database Administrator Certificate Program. Courses were designed with the input of industry professionals to target the skills that employers value most. Instructors are database experts currently working in the field. Courses are interactive, and lab work and hands-on learning are heavily emphasized.
Learn details about our certificate program in database administration.
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One of the most efficient and powerful ways of managing data is by using relational databases such as Access 2013. Topics include database m... More »
Learn the basics of working with relational databases within the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2012 environment. In this course, stude... More »
Perform a core set of job-related tasks, with a focus on the tools of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). Topics: automatically generate qu... More »
Learn how to design and create new databases, as well as work with relationships between tables in existing databases. Students will create ... More »
Tableau Software is designed to quickly analyze, visualize and share information. If you work with data, move from simple to complex visual... More »
Windows PowerShell is a utility that greatly extends the scripting capabilities of Windows. Built on the .NET Framework, PowerShell is both ... More »
Windows PowerShell is an administrative application that provides a development platform capable of harnessing the power of Microsoft’s .N... More »
This course is designed to quickly provide you with the tools to keep your SQL databases accessible and healthy. Starting with installation ... More »
Using SSAS and the Business Intelligence (BI) tools, this class covers how to design OLAP data models and develop multi-dimensional cubes. ... More »
This course addresses the technical skills required to Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) data using SQL Server 2012 Integration Services. T... More »
Enhance your value in the marketplace by gaining additional ETL (Extract Transform and Load) abilities with SQL Server Integration Services ... More »
As a database grows both in size and transactions numbers, its performance can erode unless it is actively managed. Minimize the risk of per... More »
This course is designed to teach the advanced functionality, report server administration, and security issues of SQL Server 2012 Reporting ... More »
Learn how the security system works within SQL Server. Students will apply permissions ranging from individual items up to entire servers. L... More »
Create queries using a standard structured query language (SQL) that is applicable to almost any relational database. Students will get hand... More »
In this intermediate SQL course, students will create queries using transact structured query language (T-SQL) commands that are used with S... More »
This course covers Microsoft’s SQL Server database programming techniques using Transact-SQL programming constructs, with an emphasis on s... More »
eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is one of the most common tools used to transmit data over the internet and between applications. Extend yo... More »
The final capstone project utilizes all the skills learned throughout each of the classes in the Database Administrator Certificate Program.... More »
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