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Frame a Career in Database Development

The database developer certificate of proficiency (CP) program equips you with the tools, knowledge and practical experience needed to design, develop, program, implement and administer a computer database.

The program objectives align with industry standards so you will be qualified for high-demand positions of developer, analyst, administrator or programmer in the Oracle or Microsoft SQL server environment.

This certificate program is associated with STLCC's software developer associate of applied science program.

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What is Database Development at St. Louis Community College?

Database development involves designing, creating and managing computer databases to store, organize and retrieve data efficiently.

Students learn how to define data structures, set up relationships and optimize query performance, ensuring data integrity and accessibility for various applications. Coursework includes C# programming, Java programming, C++ programming, database management, Unix/Linux, SQL and Excel.


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What Can You Do with a Database Developer Certificate?

With a database developer CP, graduates can work as a database developer or administrator. You will be qualified to design, build and manage databases, ensuring data integrity, security and efficiency in industries like IT, finance, health care or e-commerce. 

Especially when combined with STLCC's software developer associate of applied science, you'll be fully prepared for a variety of careers in the field of software development, database development and more.

CP in Database Developer

  • Degree offered: Certificate of proficiency
  • Locations: Meramec, Online
  • Hours to complete: 31-33
  • Program contact name: Karana Phillips
  • Program contact email: kphillips@stlcc.edu

Tuition for district residents is $122 per credit hour for in-district students. Find out more about our straightforward and low-cost tuition structure.

Related Programs

At STLCC, you can combine this degree with a number of certificates to enhance your career opportunities, including:

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Why You Should Choose STLCC's Database Developer Program

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Get Hands-On Training with Tech Academy

STLCC's Tech Academy jump-starts tech careers in cybersecurity, software development and network engineering through the support of advisors and faculty coaches. See if you qualify for a free laptop with software, a free industry certification exam, a paid internship, and more.

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Ramp Up High-Wage Skills

STLCC offers career-focused programs for high-wage, high-skill and in-demand jobs. STLCC provides opportunities for college transfers, career development and workforce training. Certificate programs can establish you in a new career in as few as 12 weeks.

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Build Skills You Need with Stackable Credentials

Stackable credentials help you level up your career opportunities without investing a large amount of time and resources. You can stack or assemble a series of traditional and nontraditional credentials including degrees, certificates, apprenticeships, and more.

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Graduate With Little or No Debt

We believe cost should never be a barrier to achieving your potential. Save over $4,700 per year with tuition that's one-third lower than other local institutions. Plus, we'll help you navigate scholarship options and financial aid. 

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