School and Ranking Information
Colleges and universities that offer degrees related to database administration in Memphis, TN, include about eight public and private schools. The following school is the top pick for the area, based on average class size, rankings and programs available.
- Winner: Christian Brothers University, located in Memphis, TN, offers two Bachelor of Science degree programs related to database administration through its School of Business and School of Sciences.
School Info Chart
|Category||Christian Brothers University|
|Rankings||#26 in Regional Universities (South) (2015); #7 in Best Value Schools (South) (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year; private, not-for-profit|
|Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||Undergrad: $29,190*|
|Computer and Information Sciences Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Computer and Information Sciences Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||3**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||57%**|
|Noteworthy||The School of Science offers a dual degree program in Computer Science and Math, or Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator
Christian Brothers University
- Undergraduate students majoring in computer science have the option to select a concentration in forensics, bioinformatics, business or engineering
- Graduates of the business administration program have gone on to work at companies like FedEx, Merrill Lynch and Wright Medical Technology
- The School of Business claims a 97% placement rate for graduates of any business program
Christian Brothers University (CBU), founded in 1871 by the Roman Catholic De La Salle Christian Brothers, has approximately 1,600 students attending classes on its 75-acre campus. The university's average class size is 14.
The School of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in management information systems and the School of Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, which includes training in database administration.
The computer science program covers topics in database design, operating systems, data structures and algorithms. A senior project gives students hands-on experience in the design and implementation of software systems.
The business administration program with a concentration in management information systems focuses on project management, networks, database management and web development. Students learn to upgrade and manage hardware and software, design and administer databases, and implement and administer networks, in addition to regular business coursework in subjects such as business statistics, business law and economics.