This program prepares learners to design and develop databases with an emphasis on business logic and data-driven applications using leading relational database languages, management systems and related technologies. Graduates will be proficient in SQL and XML, Crystal, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software/database development environment. Graduates will be able to support the software development needs from a database perspective 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, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Software Tester, Quality Assurance Specialist. 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.