The purpose of the SQL Application Developer certificate is to add to the specialization of study at DMACC. This certificate can also help the student prepare for working with databases as part of a profession in programming.
For more information about the SQL Application Developer certificate, please visit our website at https://www.dmacc.edu/it/Pages/cis.aspx.
Location: Ankeny, Carroll, Perry, Urban
Students may start any semester.
To earn a SQL Developer certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.
Option 1 - Select 3 Credits
Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 18
Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$174.00 per credit
The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.
Approximate total for program: $4,007**
**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.
What Kind of Work Will You Do?
- Analyze problems and apply technical knowledge to facilitate the design of solutions/resolutions.
- Collaborate with clients to identify and assess user requirements.
- Participate in a team environment to meet deadlines and to make quick and accurate judgments.
- Work with system database administrators to program for database utilization.
- Maintain and provide functional support for implemented applications.
- Ability to visualize the problem and design a solution.
- Communicate both orally and in writing.
- Work without supervision.
- Concentrate for long periods of time.
- Create factual data from abstract concepts.
- Meet deadlines and handle pressure.
- Ability to learn multiple concepts and techniques in different formats
What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?
- Meet deadlines and handle pressure in a fast-paced work environment.
- Great oral and written communication skills.
- Concentrate for long period of time.
- General business knowledge, self-starter, motivation, work without supervision.
- Excellent problem-solving skills/logical reasoning and critical thinking.
- Strong programming discipline and general knowledge of relational database management systems.
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently both as an individual and in a team environment.
What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?
This adds necessary experience in working with databases in a data-driven world.
Related Certificates: Java Application Developer, C# Application Developer, C++ Application Developer, Python Application Developer, SQL Application Developer, and Computer Languages Diploma. Completion of the related certificate combined with the CIS AAS degree can increase employment opportunities
What are the salary expectations?
This certificate would provide database skills for a programmer. The median annual wage for computer programmers was $84,280 in May 2018. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $48,790, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $134,630. Most programmers specialize in a few programming languages. Salary Information Source: U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov
Write pseudocode to design coding solution.
Construct ER diagrams.
Write a Python application.
Create SQL commands for data manipulation.
Create procedures, functions and triggers to use in a database.
Implement an application to store and update data.
Write an application to query a database.
Design and implement a database solution.
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