Why Choose NPC's Database Management Studies?
Database management is a critical tool involving the collection, storage, maintenance, retrieval and dissemination of information. Many different types of database systems are used by virtually every kind of organization, large and small, resulting in a growing number of employment opportunities for trained database managers as enterprises compete for success in local, national and worldwide markets.
A variety of NPC courses take you from fundamental database knowledge through advanced applications and systems.
About Our Program
NPC Computer Information Systems (CIS) courses:
- CIS 105 - Computer Applications and Information Technology provides you with foundational knowledge in both database and spreadsheet software applications.
- CIS 245 - Database Management and Concepts emphasizes hands-on projects using advanced database management systems software.
- CIS 243 - Database-driven Websites focuses on PHP and MySQL systems for Web developers.
(Related CIS courses of interest cover topics such as quantitative methods and systems analysis and design. Enter CIS in the NPC "course finder" to see a more detailed description of these and other computer classes.)
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of database administrators is expected "to grow much faster than average" compared with other job areas. This projection is based on the need of most organizations, particularly those connected to the Internet, to store, organize and analyze increasing amounts of data.
According to www.salary.com (6/2011), the average salary of a database analyst I is $55,676.
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