Database Administration

Database administration students work in front of computer

Adults Only
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.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 


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
 Course may be available for academic and/or Oklahoma’s Promise credit.




Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 


Credentials Available

  • Microsoft: MOS - Access
  • Microsoft Database Fundamentals (MTA 98-364)
  • Software Development Fundamentals (MTA 98-361)
  • Oracle Database 12c: 1Z0-071 DB Cert: Oracle Database SQL (Earns Oracle Database Associate designation when combined with 1Z0-052 or 1Z0-062)
  • Oracle Database 11g: 1Z0-144 Program with PL/SQL (Earns Oracle PL/SQL Developer designation when combined with 1Z0-062)
    • or
  • Oracle Database 11g: 1Z0-052 Administration I (Earns Oracle Database Associate designation when combined with 1Z0-071)
  • Oracle Database Foundations 1Z0-006 Certified Junior Associate novice-less

Oracle Academy and Oracle Initiative (OR)


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 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: Does MNTC require student ID badges?

A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.

Q: Do I need a high school diploma for this program?

A: No, you do not have to have a high school diploma to apply. However, not having a diploma may affect your ability to apply for financial aid.

Q: How much does this program cost?

A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.

Q: Is there a waiting list?

A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!

Q: Is this program eligible for financial aid?

A: Yes, this program has financial aid available for qualified students.

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.

Q: What kind of job could I get from this program?

A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.

Q: What kind of testing is required prior to getting into the program?

A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor. 

Q: When does the program start?

A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.

Q: Which database programs are used in the Database Administration program?

A: In this program you will learn Oracle Database Structured Query Language (SQL) and PL/SQL programming.

Q: Who can apply?

A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.

Q: Will MNTC help me find job opportunities during or after I finish the program?

A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.