Oracle Database Developer: Career Diploma Summary

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A degree as an Oracle database developer gives graduates the opportunity to pursue careers as applications developers, programmers, or financials developers with specific Oracle database and software training. As an Oracle database developer, graduates will be able to create forms and databases specific to the needs of an organization. Coursework that you will come across in an ODD diploma program will include the basics of software and database development, programming, and specific Oracle database administration and creation. Read on to find out more.
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Why Earn a Degree in Oracle Database Development?

Most businesses have a need for databases to store, catalogue, and access pertinent information such as financials, customer records, etc. As such, as an Oracle database developer, your job is pertinent to the successful data tracking of these businesses.

Oracle Database Developer Career Possibilities

Occupational Outlook and Demand

The demand for Oracle database developers is high, with those who complete certification having an edge over those who don't. Other occupations that can be linked or related to an Oracle database developer may include network administrators, network system analysts, computer specialists, or consultants.

Salary Information

In a posting by Indeed.com, the average U.S. salary for an Oracle database developer was $78,000 as of February 2007. This is an average of 53% higher than the average of all other industries.

Oracle Database Developer Degree Specifics

Coursework Requirements

During your Oracle Database Developer Diploma program, you will learn a variety of computer basics such as software development, operating systems, and programming. Courses specific to Oracle software may include:

  • Introduction to Oracle Software
  • SQL
  • Oracle Forms Development
  • Oracle Reports Development

Skills You Will Learn

Students in an Oracle Database Developer Diploma program will graduate with the skills to take the Oracle Certification exam if they so desire. Other skills acquired upon completion of this program include:

  • Customization of databases specific to clients/employer needs
  • Comprehension of database design, structure and functions
  • Administration of data through a variety of Oracle systems

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  • MSM in Information Technology
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Regent University

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Post University

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Miller-Motte College

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