School and Ranking Information
Both schools offering programs in database training in Raleigh, North Carolina, are public institutions that feature database management programs. Based on the variety of programs it offers, the following school is considered one of the top schools in the area for database training:
- Winner: Wake Technical Community College is a public institution that offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Database Management - Administrator program, an AAS in Database Management - Developer program and certificate programs for database administration and database development in Oracle or Microsoft.
School Info Chart
|Category||Wake Technical Community College|
|School Type||2-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$2,485 (in-state); $8,629 (out-of-state)*|
|Database Management Degrees Offered||Certificate, Associate|
|Database Management Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||13*|
|Most Popular Database Management Degree Level in 2013||Certificate (7 awarded)*|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2010 Entering Class||16%*|
|Noteworthy||In 2012, Wake Tech was named the second fastest growing community college in the nation by Community College Week**|
Sources: *NCES College Navigator, **Wake Technical Community College
Wake Technical Community College
- Database programs help prepare students for industry certification, such as with Oracle or Microsoft
- Online and evening class options are available for the database management degree and certificate programs
Wake Technical Community College is home to 20,440 students as of 2013. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, this community college comprises six campuses conferring both certificates and associate's degrees. The Computer Technologies department trains students to support and manage industry-standard database systems.
Among the offerings in the Computer Technologies Division is an Associate of Applied Science in Database Management - Administrator program. Comprehensive education in database technology is provided in this curriculum, and students take courses heavily revolved around programming languages and math. Students can also pursue an AAS in Database Management - Developer program. Courses in this program include database programming, networking concepts, security concepts and system analysis & design. Database-related certificate programs available at Wake Tech train students in Oracle database development, Microsoft database development or database administration.