The objective is to provide expertise in the development, maintenance, and supervision of databases.

Admission requirements:

Admission to the certificate program requires a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a satisfactory academic record.

Curriculum Plan

18 credits (six courses) are to be chosen from the following

  • CSCI5505     Introduction to Computer Programming or
  • CSCI5525     Introduction to Computer Science
  • CSCI6623     Database Systems
  • CSCI6882     Data Warehouse and Data Mining
  • CSCI7741     Disaster Recovery
  • CSCI7781     Advanced Database Systems
  • CSCI7783     Information Security


Students must satisfy the prerequisites of the courses that they will take.

CSCI7785     Distributed Database Systems

Online Courses

CSCI6623, CSCI6882, CSCI7741, CSCI7781, CS I7783, and CSCI7785 can be taken completely online.

Academic Credits

Courses with number 6000 or higher completed through this certificate program can be credited toward the M.S. Computer Science program. Other courses may be substituted with prior approval of the Academic Advisor.

Special Information

Special tuition rate is available at 50% off the regular tuition rate for eligible students.