Database Technology (A.S. Degree)

General Info --
The Northwest Florida State College Associate in Science degree in Database Technology is a two-year program of study designed in response to the increased growth of the information technology field. The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Database Technology provides students with the educational background necessary for immediate entry into the job market. Individuals in the Database Technology career field help firms manage and use the large amounts of information that are critical to the success of firms in today's technology-oriented business world. Professionals in this field usually work on a team to help provide technical solutions to customer problems and needs.

New students may begin this program of study in any term. For specific day, time, location and eCampus options for courses offered in this program see the Schedule of Classes at See the College Catalog for complete requirements at For information or to schedule an advising appointment, contact D. Keith Burns, Chair of the Business & Computer Technology Division, at (850) 729-5369 or

What is the job outlook?
Individuals with a Database Technology degree have a wide range of career possibilities including Database Administrator, Database Technician, and Data Entry Specialist. The salary range is $60,000 to $87,000 or higher depending on experience. See the College Catalog for complete degree requirements. Select this link for Gainful Employment information.

A.S. Degree
The Database Technology A.S. degree includes 63 total credits including 45 credits selected from among the following core and elective courses. See the College Catalog for complete degree requirements.

CGS 1570 Computer Applications for Business
CGS 2541 Intro to Database Concepts
CGS 2544 Advanced Database Concepts
COP 1000 Intro to Programming Concepts and Logic
COP 2010 Programming in Visual Basic
COP2700 Introduction to SQL
CTS 2104 Introduction to Windows
CTS 2437 Administering SQL Server Database
CTS 2440 Introduction to Oracle CAP 2777 Data Mining
CGS 1550 Intro to the World Wide Web
CGS 1843 Introduction to E-Commerce
CIS 1000 Introduction to Computer Science
CIS 1940 Internship in Computer Studies
COP 2011 Advanced Applications Programming in Visual Basic
COP 2176 Visual Basic ADO.Net
COP 2224 Programming in C++
COP 2360 Programming in C#
COP 2800 Intro to Java Programming
COP 2805 Advanced Programming in Java
COP 2833 Databasing for Internet Applications
CTS 1106 Fundamentals of UNIX
CTS 1156C Desktop Support
CTS 2134 Network Technology
CTS 2162C Windows Client Operating System
CTS 2334 Windows Server Environment
CTS 2438 Advanced SQL Server Database
MAD 2104 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics