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Oracle Certified Database Administrator - Certificate Program

If you're interested in managing and protecting important data, consider becoming an Oracle Certified Database Administrator. Eastern Florida's certificate program provides the knowledge and training you need to maintain an Oracle database and prepare for the certification exam.

As an Oracle database specialist, you'll be in high demand, ensuring the security and accessibility of company data. This certificate opens up opportunities in various sectors and can also serve as a stepping stone to a higher degree from EFSC.

Oracle databases are highly sophisticated and commonly used by large corporations as part of their information technology infrastructure, with certified specialists constantly sought after to ensure the security and management of company data.

The demand for information technology (IT) specialists is also projected to grow substantially, and specialized training is essential for many of these new jobs. With experience in Oracle database management, you can pursue careers at government agencies, corporations, Internet-based companies, and more.

Oracle Certified Database Administrator Certificate - Course Curriculum

You have the option to complete this College Credit Certificate (CCC) as a standalone program or as part of EFSC's related Computer Information Technology A.S. degree.

Oracle Certified Database Administrator - Certificate Program

Program Overview

Certificate Type
College Credit Certificate (CCC)
Delivery Methods
On-Campus, Hybrid
Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay
Total Credit Hours
Academic Community
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics
Contact Information

Email Program Advisor

Advising Appointments



Palm Bay via Teams

In this certificate program, you'll learn the basics of the Oracle Database, along with Linux and Microsoft's operating systems, and the XML programming language commonly used for data storage. The five courses all have computer-related course prerequisites so carefully review the catalog curriculum and work with the program advisor as you plan.

Oracle Certified Database Administrator CCC - Admissions Information

If you're interested in this program, simply follow EFSC's regular application process. The Oracle Certified Database Administrator CCC has rolling admissions, allowing you to enroll and start classes in any term. No placement test is required, and there are no general education course prerequisites. If you have any questions, EFSC's academic advisors are here to assist you every step of the way.

Brief Costs and Financial Aid Eligibility

If you're a Florida resident, the tuition for this certificate program is around $1,560, excluding lab fees and course materials. Since it's a shorter program, it's not eligible for Federal financial aid. However, you can use the Nelnet Payment Plan, Florida Bright Futures Scholarships, or Florida Prepaid funds to cover tuition costs. Additionally, you may be eligible for scholarships from external organizations, Veterans Educational Benefits, or Titan Scholarships offered by the EFSC Foundation.

College Courses You Would Take

You can take courses on campus and some also offer an online option, allowing for a hybrid program. This flexibility enables you to balance your studies with other life responsibilities, if needed. Keep in mind that some courses in the certificate have prerequisites that must be fulfilled before you can enroll.

Here are four of the five courses you would take:

Why Become an Oracle Database Administrator Through EFSC?

Career Enhancement

If you're currently working in the field, getting an Oracle certification can enhance your job prospects and make you more appealing to employers. This certificate program focuses on developing important skills in computer systems administration, network design and security, and various protective methods and techniques. By completing this program, you'll gain valuable expertise that can upgrade your position in the workforce.

Next Step: A College Degree

If you're interested in furthering your education, the credits you earn from this certificate can be applied toward Eastern Florida's Computer Information Technology A.S. degree.

In turn, the credits you earn in the A.S. degree program can be transferred into Eastern Florida's Computer Information Systems Technology BAS degree, which includes specializations in Cybersecurity, Data Science, Networking Systems, Program and Software Development, and Computer Project Management.

This certificate serves as a great starting point for obtaining a college degree, allowing you to take a solid first step toward achieving your educational goals!

Related Computer Programs

If you find this certificate program interesting, there are many other degree and certificate programs at Eastern Florida that you may want to explore. Most of the College Credit Certificates offered at EFSC can be combined to work toward a degree or used directly for employment.