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Duration
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

About the Program

This one-year graduate certificate will teach you how to design, test and implement databases on a variety of operating platforms. You will also learn how to create database computer applications using web and object-oriented languages. This program offers an optional work term(s) for those who meet all academic requirements.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Analyze system requirements for applications
  • Perform logical database design
  • Program computer applications using programming language
  • Develop business applications
  • Basic database administration functions, including backup and recovery, as well as network administration
  • Web technologies in computer applications

Work Experience

Optional Work Term

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Certificate Structure

Work-Integrated Learning Model
  September January May
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Work Term

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Database developer
  • Database web programmer
  • Database analyst
  • Data administrator

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