IT - Database Developer Associate Degree

Description

This degree prepares its learners to design and develop desktop, web and mobile software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies, with an emphasis on business logic and data-driven applications. Graduates will be proficient in SQL, XML and C#, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software/database development environment. Graduates will be able to support the software development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing. Potential occupations include: Database Specialist, Database Developer, Database Administrator, Programmer, Software Developer, Web Developer, Programmer/Analyst, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Software Architect, Software Trainer, Software Tester, Quality Assurance Specialist, Technical Writer. Classes are taught using a hands-on approach incorporating a variety of teaching methods. All courses are offered in a face-to-face format and many are also offered online for additional flexibility.
Graduates will be able to

  • Design databases and create data-driven applications
  • Query and mine databases to generate reports in support of business intelligence
  • Write software in object-oriented languages
  • Apply existing knowledge to learning new languages and tools
  • Participate effectively within a software development team
  • Incorporate best practices of the Agile software development methodology
  • Write secure, modular, scalable, testable and maintainable applications
  • Write and use web and cloud-based services