Database Developer

Certificate of Proficiency (CP)


Certificate of Proficiency in Database Developer is a 32-35-credit-hour program designed for individuals who are interested in developing skills to qualify for positions as Database Application Developers, Database Analysts, or Database Administrators. The certificate will empower the student with the tools, knowledge, and practical experience needed to design, develop, program, implement and administer a database. The program objectives align with current industry standards. Graduates will be qualified for the high demand positions of developer, analyst, administrator or programmer in the Oracle or Microsoft SQL server environment.

NOTE: The Database Developer Certificate of Proficiency program has replaced the Oracle Developer Certificate program previously offered.


Job Resources

  • For information on the job outlook in the database developer profession, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and search specific job titles. Also available: information on median pay, entry-level education, number of jobs and more.
  • To learn about the top openings in specific cities across Missouri visit the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center.
  • For specific real-time information on wages and job prospects in the STLCC region, visit STLCC Career Coach.


Database Developer (CP) 32-35 Credits

Program Total: 26-27 credits
IS:153 C# Programming I (or) 4
IS:187 Java Programming I
IS:225 Database Management 4
IS:229 Unix/Linus I 3
IS:240 SQL and Database Development 3
IS:241 Systems Analysis and Design 3
IS:253 C# Programming II (or) 4
IS:287 Java Programming II (or) 4
IS:256 C++ Programming 3
IS:257 Advanced Database Design 3
IS:268 SQL Server Programming (or) 3
IS:276 Oracle Programming 3 3
Electives (select 68 credit hours) 6-8
IS:237 Fundamentals of Information Assurance/Security 3
IS:272 Oracle Database Administration 3
IS:273 Oracle Design and Implementation 3
IS:275 Advanced C++ Programming 3
IS:277 Oracle Applications Programming 3
IS:279 Oracle Tuning and Performance 3
IS:283 C# Programming III 4
IS:288 Java Programming III 4
IS:290 C# Frameworks: .NET Web App Framework 3
IS:294 Java Frameworks: Struts and Hibernate 3




The Information Systems: Database Developer program is based at our Meramec campus. Students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.


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