Database Programming & Admin Degrees

Database programming and administrative degrees are designed to prepare graduates for a number of different job opportunities. Students receive training in setting up database systems as well as a variety of other highly technical skills. You’ll learn what it takes to succeed and how to land a job in this field.

My Degree – What It’s Good For

A degree in database programming and administration is a great way to enter the IT field. You’ll have a number of in-demand skills to qualify for a variety of different jobs. Depending on what level of education you decide to pursue, you can work in a number of different roles, some of which may include:

  • Applications Software Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Network systems and data communications analysts
  • Statistician

My Earning Potential

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, database administrators earned a healthy salary of $73,490 in May 2010. However, your earning potential will vary and is determined by a number of factors including where you live, your employer, years of experience, and area of specialization. Some industries pay more so it’s important to do your research to determine what fields are projected growth areas for your line of work.

Featured Tech Schools and Computer/IT Degrees

Kaplan University AAS: IT
BS: IT/Information Systems
MS: IT
Kaplan University - Kaplan University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is one of the largest schools in the US. While not strictly a technical school, they do offer dozens of degrees in the field of technology like the AAS, BS, and MS in Information Technology. The distance learning programs make it easy for students to attend class and balance work and their personal life.
Liberty University MS: Info Systems Mgmt
MS: Cyber Security
Liberty University - Liberty University is the nation's largest Christian school and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Liberty University is not a technical school although students can pursue related online degree programs like an MS in Information Systems Management or an MS in Cyber Security.
Ashford University BA: Business Info Systems
MBA: Info Systems
Ashford University - Ashford U is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Ave, Ste 100, Alameda, California 94501, (510) 748-9001, wascsenior.org. Over 50 degree programs available online and a committed staff and faculty make Ashford University the ideal choice for over 42,000 students. Ashford offers many programs related to technology and computers like the BA in Business Information Systems.

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