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Graduate Certificate
Database Systems Technology

Database Systems Technology
Graduate Certificate
AT A GLANCE
  • 15 credits
  • Transfer up to 3 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $336 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Broaden your database systems experience with a certificate from UMGC Europe.

Earn your graduate certificate in database systems technology at University of Maryland Global Campus Europe, and prepare to meet the demand for data professionals who can manage complex databases for large organizations. You can develop expertise in relational and distributed databases and acquire the newest knowledge in data warehousing, mining, modeling, security, and other sought-after areas of database administration.

The database systems technology graduate certificate program will give you thorough instruction on the design, development, and management of data technology and will help you develop the core competencies to conquer your career goals.

Course Requirements

  • (3 Credits, DBST 651)
  • DBST 652
  • (3 Credits, DBST 663)
  • (3 Credits, DBST 665)
  • (3 Credits, DBST 670)

Initial Requirements

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
  • UCSP 615 must be taken within the first 6 credits of study.
  • UCSP 615 may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Overall Graduate Certificate Requirements

  • You must be admitted as a UMGC student.
  • You may pursue a degree and certificate simultaneously or pursue a degree after completing the certificate.
  • No more than 6 credits may be earned through transfer from other schools.
  • You must satisfy all required prerequisites for certificate courses. You may need to fulfill some prerequisites before beginning certificate coursework.
  • You must complete all required coursework with a minimum grade of B (3.0) in all courses.
  • Certificate courses may not be taken pass/fail.
  • Graduate students may only complete certificates at the graduate level.

Time Limits for Graduate Certificates

You must complete the requirements for a graduate certificate within five consecutive years. The time limit is calculated from the term in which you successfully complete the first credit course that applies to the program.

Course Rules and Program Progression

  • All courses must be taken in the order listed.
  • You must complete each course with a grade of B or better to advance to the next course.
  •  The grade of C is not available for these courses.

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