4 Courses Required

Microsoft SQL Server is a powerful, enterprise class database platform that is designed to store and retrieve all types of data quickly and efficiently. It includes tools that allow for the rapid development of SQL program code, enterprise server administration and powerful, data-driven reports. Microsoft SQL Server is the backbone for thousands of industry leading software applications including Microsoft SharePoint and SAP. You will learn how to design, develop, administer and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL databases and servers.

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This program is perfect if you...

  • Want to learn Microsoft SQL Server development and administration skills
  • Want to learn about management, back up and availability of data produced and utilized by organizations
  • Aspire to work with databases – creating, designing and optimizing

What will I get?

Students who complete this program will receive a Professional Certificate.

Program details

Online and In Class

Courses in this program are delivered online and in class. Courses are scheduled at convenient times, allowing you to complete the program at a pace that fits your life.

You should plan on studying and working approximately 6 hours per week per course.

Online learning fits into busy schedules by taking the learning experience out of the traditional classroom. Students have online access to instructors, fellow learners, and learning materials.

Before taking your first online course, we recommended taking our free course: Digital Skills for Learning Online

4 Courses, 120 Hours

All Continuing Education programs are developed with part-time learners in mind. The Certificate in Database Administration is a 120-hour program.

The length of time it takes to complete this program varies by student. Students who start taking courses in September can complete this certificate in one year.

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Prerequisite Course

ICT 128 Relational Database Fundamentals is a prerequisite before beginning this program. If you already have comparable knowledge of the course material, you may apply for a prerequisite course waiver.


The approximate cost to complete the Certificate in Database Administration is $3,916.

This includes the $105 admission fee.

You do not require a degree or diploma to apply for admission to this program. You can take individual courses to start, and apply later.

The admission fee is $105.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

Programs change from time to time, so we recommend that you apply for admission as early as possible. Once admitted, your requirements to complete the program will not change – even if the program changes. You can be confident that completed and eligible courses will apply to your program.

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Prior learning from other post-secondary institutions

Advanced standing may be granted for equivalent, graded courses completed at other post-secondary institutions. Credit may be granted up to a maximum of 30 hours towards this program.

Apply for Advanced Standing

Each year, scholarships and awards are given to deserving students not only for their academic achievement, but also for community involvement. Award sponsors include both corporate and private donors.

To apply, you must meet eligibility criteria and submission deadlines. Students in this program may be eligible for the following awards:

It is the student's responsibility to ensure all requirements for graduation are fulfilled.

See Graduation for details.

This program does not qualify students to apply for an international study permit.

International students who wish to live and work in Canada should consider our International Professional Programs.

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