Database Management Careers Overview
Database Management specialists are needed in nearly every industry to analyze database needs and find solutions to a wide range of information storage challenges. Because information in databases may be highly personal, such as account numbers, health records, or financial transaction data, database administrators coordinate security efforts to safeguard data while allowing for flexible storage and retrieval of the information. The technical and logic skills, the business ethics education, and the hands-on experience you'll gain at DeVry University can help open the door to rewarding opportunities in the database management field.
When you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University with a specialization in Database Management, you'll be prepared to design, program, administer, and secure databases for nearly any organization, business, or government agency. Professional responsibilities of data analysts, database administrators, and database designers include:
- Designing, programming, and administrating data systems
- Securing and safeguarding data and databases
- Setting up computer databases and test systems
- Ensuring data integrity and system backup
- Monitoring and managing database server software
Database management careers are found across all industries, including:
DeVry graduates in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in Database Management will be prepared for careers in areas such as:
- Database analysis
- Database administration
- Database engineering
- Business intelligence consulting
- Software implementation
DeVry Career Advantage
From career-focused programs to our results-driven career services team, our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career. The proof is in the numbers. In 2013, 86% of DeVry University Computer Information Systems graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation at an average salary of $46,856.
1 Figure based on 2013 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.