[ skip to content ]

Toggle Mobile Menu

Database Administration (Information Systems & Technology, B.S.B.A.)

The Information Systems and Technology program offers a unique combination of business knowledge and technical skills that prepares undergraduate students for success in the highly competitive and increasingly technical business world of the twenty-first century. The major emphasizes the development of business analysis and system implementation skills, which can provide a basis for job entry, career development and flexibility amid the rapid changes in information technology. 

Database Administration (Information Systems & Technology, B.S.B.A.)


Description


What is Database Administration at ODU like?

The Information Systems and Technology program offers a unique combination of business knowledge and technical skills that prepares undergraduate students for success in the highly competitive and increasingly technical business world of the twenty-first century. The major emphasizes the development of business analysis and system implementation skills, which can provide a basis for job entry, career development and flexibility amid the rapid changes in information technology. 

Program Highlights


What makes Database Administration at ODU unique?

  • We are committed to providing a balanced education between the highly integrated fields of general business and information systems and technology.

  • Our curriculum will prepare you to understand both automation technology and the complex world within which it is utilized.

  • Our faculty's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Database Administrators

$89,050

MEDIAN SALARY


Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

Database Architects

$91,080

MEDIAN SALARY


Design strategies for enterprise database systems and set standards for operations, programming, and security. Design and construct large relational databases. Integrate new systems with existing warehouse structure and refine system performance and functionality.

Employers


Graduates from this major have gone to work at

IBM, Microsoft, Booz Allen Hamilton 

Courses


What are some courses offered in Database Administration at ODU?

IT 450:
Database Concepts


HYBRID IN CLASS AND ONLINE

IT 451:
Database Administration


Qualifies for software elective

IT 452:
Cloud Database


An introduction to the principles, techniques, and systems of cloud database. Topics include: cloud service models, cloud database design, cloud database management, cloud database development, cloud security, and cloud database services. Prerequisite: IT 450 or instructor approval.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Database Administration at ODU?

Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Database Administration should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


I like this program. What are the next steps?

Contact


Need help applying?

Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

No Image

PROFESSOR & EMINENT SCHOLAR


Name:

Li Xu


Location:

2076 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-6138


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Transfer


I like this program and want to transfer. What are my next steps?

At ODU, we understand that as a transfer student you have unique needs that require a wide array of campus resources. The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships aims to create a transfer inclusive culture that supports the successful transition, engagement, and academic achievement of transfer students. The services and programs offered to you as a Monarch are endless so take advantage of every opportunity. Even before you set foot on campus, we encourage you to Explore, Experience, and Engage! Visit our Transfer Students page for more information.

goto top button request for information button apply now button
×

How would you like to complete your program?


Avatar
Face to Face
Avatar
Completely Online
Avatar
Unsure