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Database Administration Specialist

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Database Administration Specialist (221-299-11)
Career Studies Certificate
1 Year (2 Full-Time Semesters)

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The database administration specialist career studies certificate program is designed to provide the skills and knowledge for students to analyze and understand how databases are used to include planning, designing, linking and normalization. Different types of databases and their uses in today’s world of work are included.

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Tuition and Funding Options

Tuition rates for this program are approximately one-third the cost of attending a four-year college or university in Virginia. Compare savings now!

An estimated $15.2 million dollars in grants, loans, work-study and scholarships are awarded to Lord Fairfax Community College students each year. We are committed to using all available funds to help you gain access to a college education.  

Payment plans are offered to break down tuition payments.

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Course List

This is a general list of courses required for this program. For a complete list of courses and requirements view “Program Information”.

Database Architecture and Administration
Database Fundamentals
Orientation to IT Professions
PL/SQL Programming
Software Design
Structured Query Language

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Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education under 34 CFR 668.412 (d) and (e), requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” The information provided below is the best available to us. We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices:

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