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Badge in Database Management

The School of Computing's database management badge (not a degree or certificate) is designed to prepare students to accomplish the following:

  • Create relational and nonrelational databases.
  • Utilize computational methods for knowledge discovery in bioinformatics and medicine.
  • Describe challenges posed by clinical information systems.
  • Create visualizations for complex data sets.
  • Tune the performance of relational database management systems.
  • Utilize emerging nonrelational databases such as object-oriented and XML databases.


Completion of a bachelor's degree and evidence of object-oriented programming skills are required for admission.

Program Location

The database management badge is offered on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.


The database management badge is comprised of three courses (nine credits).

Students must take:

AND two of the following:

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