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Database Administration and Data Warehousing, Certificate of Proficiency


The Certificate of Proficiency in Database Administration and Data Warehousing allows employees who do not have a degree to obtain a credential to advance their career prospects. It also allows those individuals who earned degrees outside the computing fields to obtain a credential in Database Administration and Data Warehousing to increase their value to their current or future employers.

Total Program Credits: 18

Matriculation Requirements:  

Prerequisites may be fulfilled through successful completion of courses listed or by successfully passing challenge exams in areas where challenge exams exist. Statistics Prerequisite (if select INFO 3130 as elective)

  • STAT 2050 Introduction to Statistical Methods (4) or
  • MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I (3) or
  • STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics QL (3) or
  • STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra QL (5) or
  • STAT 2040 Principles of Statistics QL (4) or
  • PSY 3110 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (4)        
  • Database Prerequisite (if select CS 3720 Database Programming as elective):
  • CS 3520 Database Theory (3) or
Discipline Core Requirements: 12 Credits
  INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
  INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing 3
  INFO 4410 Database Administration  3
  INFO 4415 Database Security and Auditing 3
Elective Requirements: 6 Credits
Choose 6 credits from the following courses:   6
  INFO 3130 Introduction to Applied Data Analytics (3)  
  INFO 4120 Data Visualization (3)  
  CS 3720 Database Programming (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester credits.
  2. Minimum grade of C- required in all courses.
  3. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  4. Residency hours: minimum of 9 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 3130 Introduction to Applied Data Analytics 3
INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 4120 Data Visualization 3
INFO 4130 Data Science and Big Data Analytics 3
Elective 3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 18


Information Systems and Technology

The Information Systems and Technology department is in the   Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Information Systems and Technology department, visit their website.

Information Systems and Technology department

Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to Database Administration and Data Warehousing.
  2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  3. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet the needs of an organization and its users.
  4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities related to Information Systems.
  6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, both in written and oral forms.
  7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  8. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional developments.
  9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for Information Systems.
  10. An understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of Information Systems within a specific application environment.
  11. An ability to assist in the creation and management of an effective project plan.
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