Database: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Database: Certificate

Digital files, databases and programming. Oh my!

TCL will give you the computer skills to help businesses manage information overload.

Program Description

Knowing databases means you know how to organize, store, retrieve, and manage large amounts of digital information. This expertise makes you extremely valuable in today’s increasingly digital world.

Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Database Certificate program will give you the knowledge to go to work as an entry-level database specialist. The 18-credit-hour certificate program can be completed in as little as one full-time semester, or you can complete classes as your schedule allows. Evening, online and in-person classes give you the flexibility you need.

Courses include beginning and advanced databases, computer applications, visual basic programming, and internet programming. Enroll today.

Certify Your Skills

The program prepares you for the Access Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exam.

Accreditation & Accolades

Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts

Quick Fact 1
Get the skills you need to become entry-level database specialist.
Quick Fact 2
Complete the program in as little as one semester.
Quick Fact 3
Evening, online and in-person classes are offered to give you maximum flexibility.

What People Are Saying

“Locally, there is a great need for qualified workers in this field.”

Karen Smith Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 18 credits x $170 per credit = $3,060.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Is this program for you?

The program is a great fit for those who:

• Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Are details oriented.
• Possess strong communication skills.
• Have working knowledge of computers.

Other Resources

Gainful Employment: Learn more about Database Certificate

Program Dean

Kenneth Flick

Division Dean/Business & Industrial Technologies


Karen Smith

Computer Technology Instructor/Business Technologies

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