Linfield College scenery
Online and Continuing Education Database Administration Certificate
Request Information

Database Administration Certificate

Typical Program Cost*

Average Time to Complete

$5280 39 Weeks (3-4 academic terms)

* There may be additional costs for living expenses or if students take courses over a longer period of time.

Database Administration Overview

The Certificate in Database Administration focuses on the specific skills required to administer an enterprise database such as Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle Server and will prepare you for professional certification exam in Oracle or Microsoft SQL Database administration

Employment Opportunities in Database Administration

  • Database Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • System Engineer
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Computer Programers

Who Should Enroll

This program is valuable to those involved in the management of enterprise databases, including administrators, consultants, analysts, engineers, designers and developers.

Courses You Will Take

COMP 101 - Fundamentals of Information Systems Technology / 3 credits
COMP 152 - Programming and Object Structures / 4 credits
COMP 250 - Database Program Development / 3 credits
COMP 450 - Advanced Database Concepts / 3 credits
COMP 490 - Capstone Project / 4 credits

For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.

Why Linfield College?

  • Affordable
  • Academic Excellence
  • Academic advising support and financial aid assistance
  • Online academic tutoring services
  • Superior research and library assistance
  • Career planning assistance
  • Accredited
    Linfield College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Specialized accreditation has also been granted to the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, and the programs of education, music and athletic training.

I’d like to find out more. What are my next steps?

  1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
  2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
  3. Call 503-883-2213 or email with any questions.
  4. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ n/a* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in the normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Oregon

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: