Program Length: 32 weeks
Database administrators develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors. They may perform some or all of the following duties:
Database Administrators primarily work in offices or laboratories, spending the majority of their time in front of a computer. Most work full-time although overtime or weekend work may be required to meet deadlines or solve specific problems.
Telecommuting is possible in this occupation, depending on the employer's flexibility. Work expectations from employers are high as organizations are heavily dependent on effective databases and there can be significant pressure to ensure that they operate smoothly.
At North American College of Information Technology, Career Services are designed to assist graduates in the pursuit of employment in their field of study. NAC management contacts prospective employers to provide employment opportunities for graduates. Services for students and graduates include conducting workshops and providing individualized one-to-one service on job related topics such as resume building, interviewing and job search techniques as well as bringing employers at campus for recruiting purposes.
Graduates may find employment as an:
Students can apply and be granted advanced standing and exemptions based on their previous postsecondary studies. The following are required: (a) A request by the students indicating clearly what course(s) they are requesting advanced standing for and the reason for the request; (b) Official transcripts, and/or assessments, certificates based on which the advanced standing is requested.
Advanced standing or exemption will be granted in cases wither the skills and knowledge outcomes of the previous academic work done by the applicant are essentially identical to those of the subject/module as offered by North American College, as determined by the academic and administrative staff of the College, and, if required, by an interview with a member of the academic staff who teaches the subject/module in question. An advanced academic standing/exemption is considered approved only when it is approved in writing by North American College’s admission office. It is the responsibility of individuals who intend to apply for advanced standing to do so before finalizing their registration on the College.
Note: Advanced Standing will be granted to individuals who hold Microsoft SQL Server Certification. These students will not be required to take: Microsoft SQL Server: Implementation and Maintenance and Microsoft Access and Excel.
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