Database Management Degree Online

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Data Management

Data is driving business more than ever before. As more importance is put on it, the ways in which data is organized and secured become more important too. You can study the ins and outs of managing information if you pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology with a Data Management specialization from CTU. This program explores key topics and technologies such as database systems, SQL, security, programming logic, operating systems, network management, architecture, and project management.

The job market for database managers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016-2026.1 Earn a degree from CTU that’s designed to immerse you in relevant, real-world scenarios taught by industry professionals. The BSIT with a Data Management Specialization:

  • Has CTU Fast Track exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
  • Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the sixth year in a row*

At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

* CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 best online programs.

US News Best Online Programs 2020 - Bachelor's

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission


  • April 07, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • July 07, 2020




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Program Details

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses - General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5
    ELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    ELE Science Elective 4.5
    ELE Science Elective 1 4.5
    ELE Science Lab Elective 1.5
    ELE Science Lab Elective 1 1.5
    ELE Social Science Elective 4.5
    ELE US History/US Government Elective 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    MATH109 Introduction to Algebra 4.5
    MATH112 Analytic College Algebra 4.5
    MATH225 Applications of Discrete Mathematics and Statistics 4.5
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    HUMELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses - Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CS126 Unix Fundamentals 4
    CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
    CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
    CS362 Structured Query Language for Data Management 4
    CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security 4
    EM200 Introduction to Website Development 4
    IT106 Introduction to Programming Logic 4
    IT140 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments 4
    IT Elective
    IT190 Introduction to IT 4
    IT204 Fundamentals of Networking 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    IT401 Information Technology Architectures 4
    IT425 Systems Analysis, Design and Integration 4
    MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6
    Total Credit Hours: 54
    Courses: Specialization
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACCT370 Accounting Information Systems 4
    IT Elective (4) 4
    BADM150 Contemporary Business Trends 4
    IT265 Data Structures for Problem Solving 4
    CS352 Advanced Database Systems 4
    CS455 Software Requirements Engineering 4
    CSS335 Data Security, Quality, and Integrity 4
    DMKT305 Internet Data Analysis for Business 4
    IT424 Systems Acquisition and Sourcing 4
    IT476 Quantitative Data Analysis 4
    MGMT345 Operations Management 4
    MKTG330 Marketing Research 4
    IT415 Business Intelligence 4
    IT416 Business Knowledge Systems 4
    IT417 Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading 4
    IT418 Decision Support Systems and Data Warehousing 4
    MPM357 Project Performance and Quality Assurance 4
    IT Elective 2 (4)
    Total Credit Hours: 64

    Total Credit Hours: 184

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    Outcomes for this program align with the educational standards of ABET.


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