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Graduate Certificate in Database Management

The certificate in Database Management covers business information systems development, database design and management, and the design and implementation of interactive computer-based information systems that use decision rules, models, and comprehensive databases to support the decision making process. Students will be prepared to become a business information systems developer using both structured and object-oriented systems development approaches, and to be able to design and develop business information systems that use a relational database. The certificate also includes an in-depth coverage of methods for data access, modeling and computation using a visual language, graphical display of support material and report generation methodologies, object sharing between software components, and the deployment of support systems within a distributed computing environment. Client server systems, common object model methodologies, and the distribution of support systems in a web based environment are examined in the context of distributed decision support systems.


How to Apply:
Fill out the online application for participation in the certificate program.
Upon processing of the application, you will be contacted
with information about the submission of additional
required materials. Thank you for your interest.

Admissions Requirements

Prospective students wishing to  complete a graduate certificate in the MIT program will apply online and submit an official transcript showing a bachelor's degree conferral from a regionally accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and a current resume.

Course Requirements

To earn the certificate in Database Management, students must complete the following courses:

         ACIS 5504-Information Systems Design & Database Concepts

         ACIS 5524-Advanced Database Management

         BIT 5474-Computer-Based Decision Support Systems

         BIT 5484-Cognitive Computing for Smart Service Systems