Earn a Data Management Certificate

With our industry-driven the Data Management Certificate program, the completer is provided with an introduction to the core competencies of a data management professional.

Students will learn database management by establishing database environments and designing databases using structured and unstructured data schemes. Students will utilize Data Definition Language and Data Manipulation Language to define, retrieve, and manipulate data. Students will learn data analytics by examining the data visualization and analysis process and common statistical techniques for the analysis of data.

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Why Pursue a Data Management Certificate

With the one-year Blue Ridge CTC’s Data Management Certificate , students earn valuable knowledge to perform data programming (SQL), data analytics, data analysis and data visualization. The Data Management Certificate students learn to:

    • Communicate effectively with both verbal and written forms.
    • Perform and share cooperatively in teams or groups.
    • Research and present technical concepts using office productivity software.
    • Evaluate various databases and database management systems.
    • Develop computer programming logic by incorporating input/output, control/repetition, data structures and manipulations with arrays and lists.

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Become Career Ready With Data Management Certificate

Can you see yourself as a successful Database administrator? Our Data Management Certificate teaches students in-demand skills through an industry-focused curriculum required to enter the field of Data Management by possessing a combination of technical skills, soft skills, and foundational knowledge.

Throughout this program, students learn the latest workforce-ready technical skills, knowledge, competencies, and professional aptitude required in day-to-day as a Database Administrator, Database Architect, or Data Management Specialist.

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

With a Blue Ridge CTC Data Management Certificate , students learn hands-on skills necessary to design and manage database environments.

This program delivers students a practical understanding of the Data Management Certificate. The curriculum helps students to learn:

    • Utilize Data Definition Language and Data Manipulation Language to define, retrieve, and manipulate data.
    • Program data structures, algorithms, and best practices in secure coding.
    • Learn data analytics by examining the data visualization and analysis process and common statistical techniques for the analysis of data.
    • Practice summarizing and visualizing the characteristics of data sets.

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Admission requirements to earn the Data Management Certificate include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.
To choose a suitable associate degree in Data Management Certificate , you must consider the time to complete, cost of tuition, and quality of the instruction provided. If you need additional insight into career options, consider a free career inventory assessment before exploring course options that align with personal and professional interests.
This Certificate program is a good option for students who want to build a strong foundation for starting or advancing in their career in their chosen Networking field. After pursuing a Data Management Certificate , students may seek direct workforce entry positions and are qualified for many lucrative career opportunities available in the local economy. A Data Management Certificate program that incorporates real world skills and content specific knowledge is crucial for preparing individuals to succeed in the competitive field of Networking.
Students do not require ACT or SAT scores to qualify. Students may need ACT or SAT scores, or free placement testing to qualify for courses such as English, Math, or Chemistry. Placement testing can be scheduled at any time during the application process.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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