Database Administrator Certificate Program

Database classroom

Database administration, which involves designing, building, and managing effective database systems, will be one of the fastest growing occupations over the next few years. The Database Administrator Certificate Program was 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. Courses in the program may be taken individually or as part of the full certificate program.

Who should take the certificate?

This certificate program is designed for technically oriented professionals who want a career as a Database Administrator. If you are already working with databases or you are a beginner, the Database Administrator certificate program will prepare you for this fast-growing field.

Why invest in the Database Administrator Certificate?

Database Administration is one of the top 3 most highly sought after career occupations by employers in the Pacific Northwest. The Washington State Employment Security Department projects that the number of database administrators in Washington State will grow 15.1% between 2007 and 2017.  –US Dept. of Labor


The certificate currently requires 190 hours of instruction and typically takes about 12 months to complete.



Learning Outcomes:

  • Database design
  • SQL and T-SQL
  • T-SQL programming
  • PowerShell
  • Beginning SQL Server 2012
  • SQL Server 2012 Administration
  • Certificate Capstone project

Student Quote:

“This program covered everything I needed and was invaluable part of my resume as I applied for DBA jobs.” –H.P.


To register for a free information session, click on the session description below.


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