Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Data Management, A.A.S.

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The Data Management Program provides a successful graduate with the courseware to acquire a blend of the core competencies of a database professional. Students will learn data management through study and hands-on experience with database environments and analyzing databases using various data schemes. Students will recognize and utilize best practices of data manipulation techniques to extract, transform and load data into various platforms.  Students will learn data analytics by examining the data visualization and analysis process and common statistical techniques for the classification of data.  Students will discuss and practice appropriate methods for reports and dashboard development.

Key subjects will include common data structures, data types, data acquisition, data manipulation, query optimization, descriptive statistical methods, analytics tools, visualization, design components for reports and dashboards. Also included are aspects of data mining, common data tools, and data governance and control concepts.


DBM Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively with both verbal and written forms
  • Perform and share cooperatively in teams or groups
  • Research and present technical concepts using office productivity software
  • Identify basic concepts of data schemas and dimensions
  • Compare and contrast common data structures, formats, and markup languages
  • Explain data integration and collection methods
  • Discuss common techniques for data manipulation and optimization
  • Understand and apply different statistical methods
  • Describe key analysis techniques
  • Use the appropriate type of visualization
  • Design components for reports and dashboards
  • Summarize the importance of data governance and quality control with data
  • Identify common data analytics tools

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Data Management

General Education Core 15
Technical Core 45
Total Credit Hours Required 60


Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year. Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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