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, XML and 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. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the IT – Software Developer Associate Degree.