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Database Management

This database management certificate is intended to provide an in-depth understanding of database technologies, is ideal for new or existing database or data administrators, and covers the full spectrum of database topics in order to prepare students and practitioners to be knowledgeable in database concepts, terminology, design methods and techniques.


Quick Info

Program Code



1 years

Admission Criteria



Main Campus with Distance Learning Options


Information Technology
College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services


361 Dyer Hall
Cincinnati,OH  45221-0014
CECH Student Services Center
Phone: 513-556-2336

Career Possibilities

Additional career options are listed on the Center for Exploratory Studies website.

Major Details

Database management is a certificate for professionals who already hold a bachelor's degree. This certificate will provide students with the skills to become proficient in the areas of database management and administration, database programming, business intelligence, and information security.


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Database Management Certificate Requirements

Predominant Program

    Database Management Certificate Requirements
    • IT1050, Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3
    • IT1090C, Computer Programming I, 3
    • IT2030C, Information Security and Assurance, TI, 3
    • IT2045C, Computer Programming II, 3
    • IT2060C, Database Management I, 3
    • IT3060C, Database Management II, 3

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

The courses required for this certificate are part of the bacheor's degree in information technology program offered at the University of Cincinnati. This program is currently one of only 18 ABET accredited IT undergraduate programs offered around the world. The courses are applied in nature and students will not only learn theoretical concepts but also hands-on computing skills. Feel free to contact the IT department head for details on the current specific technologies being taught in the courses.

Admission Requirements

This program is open to all students with a bachelor's degree with cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study. Simply apply for the certificate and register for the appropriate classes.

To comply with new federal regulations for certificates eligible for Title IV funding, certificate disclosures are posted here:

Program length: 9 months

International Student Requirements

Admission for this certificate program is limited to those that are currently in the United States, as this program is not available to pursue on a full time basis.  No visa’s can be provided for this educational opportunity.  Additional admission information for international applicants can be located at:


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Effective July 1, 2011, federal regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 [75 FR 66665 and FR 66832] by the U.S. Department of Education require postsecondary institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, to disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE Programs.

Generally, GE Programs include:

  • At public and private not-for-profit institutions: Title IV-eligible non-degree programs (e.g., certificate and diploma programs).
  • At for-profit institutions: All Title-IV eligible instructional programs, degree and non-degree.