Colorado Technical University

Master of Science in Computer Science - Database Systems


231 N. Martingale Road 6th floor

Schaumburg, IL 60173

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science - Database Systems

Format: Online

Program Description:

Colorado Technical University's online Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Database Systems is geared towards motivated students and professionals seeking to enhance their credentials and advance in the vital, dynamic field of database management.

Successful organizations recognize the importance of high-performance database management systems. The effective operation of these data resources offers strategic advantages in the competitive marketplace. Specialized skills are required to design, configure, and manage these data warehouses. The database systems concentration can provide the skills necessary to effectively analyze, design, implement and optimize complex data repositories. Students learn to transform data into powerful information systems for business. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, these skills are increasingly important to organizations and "employment of database administrators is expected to grow by 20 percent from 2008 to 2018” at the national level.

Core curriculum is focused on providing students and IT professionals with an understanding of operating systems and networking, a knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process, as well as a foundation in playing the vital role of managing modern databases.

CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary.

*Masters degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months. Program length may vary.


Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor's degree to apply. *Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Admissions staff will advise prospective students of any specific limitations for their states.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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