Database Administration

Database administration students work in front of computer
Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

This program prepares students to perform database administration duties such as planning, testing and coordinating database management systems and implementing security measures to safeguard computer databases. Students in this major create relational databases using SQL and PL/SQL programming and work through administration workshop strategies. Students plan, install, configure, troubleshoot and upgrade services for networks while gaining the technical skills required for industry certification in Oracle, Microsoft, and CompTIA.

Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro IT and computer companies.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Course Name
Fundamentals of Database Development 
Database Concepts using ACCESS
Database Foundations
Database Design and Programming 
SQL and PL/SQL Database Applications Development 
Database Administration 
Database Administration II
Fundamentals of Linux
Total Class Hours: 1050


There are prerequisites for this program. Please speak with an MNTC career advisor for more information.


Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Credentials Available

  • Microsoft: MOS - Access
  • Microsoft Database Fundamentals
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Oracle Database 11g: Program with PL/SQL or
  • Oracle Database 11g: Administration I
  • Oracle Database 12c
  • Oracle Database Foundations

Oracle Academy and Oracle Initiative (OR)


Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?


  • Monitoring
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Active Learning
  • Operational Analysis
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Information Ordering

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 100%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Database Administrator
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Systems Manager




Potential Wages

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 11.0802


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

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