Database Management Specialization

Database Management Degree Specialization

Want to pursue a career in computer information systems and focus on big data? In this program, you’ll focus on databases, database administration, and data privacy and security. In our Database Management specialization, you’ll learn protocols and techniques necessary to develop and maintain a database management system. You’ll also learn about how different databases work from the perspective of security, performance, availability and cost and how a variety of databases can be managed together.


Classes Start

on campus, online

Program Available

On Campus/Online

Program Cost

$497/Credit Hour

Program Coursework

This program is built with our Tech Core curriculum, a specially designed set of hands-on learning experiences that prepare you for today’s IoT economy. When you specialize your Computer Information Systems degree in Database Management, your coursework at DeVry University may include these courses:

Advanced Database

Database Administration

Advanced Topics in Database

Advanced Database

In addition to data mining and warehousing, this Database Management course introduces database implications of efficient and effective transaction processing, including error handling, data validation, security, stored procedures and triggers, record locking, commit and rollback. Oracle and DB2 are the primary relational database management systems (RDBMS) used.

Database Administration

This course introduces a variety of database administration topics, including capacity planning, database management system (DBMS) architecture, performance tuning, backup, recovery and disaster planning, archiving, reorganization, and defragmentation.

Advanced Topics in Database

Students in this Database Management course explore database topics such as dynamic structured query language (SQL), complex queries, data warehousing, reporting capability creation, performance tuning, and data security practices and technologies.

To learn more about required and elective Database Management courses as well as those for the CIS degree program, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.

1 As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Electronics Engineering Technology/Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s of Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.