Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Data Management
Data management: control critical databases
You’ll build your knowledge of storage, protection and processing data to help meet critical business operational needs, whether it’s for a nonprofit or government organization or a private business.
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What does a Bachelor of Science in IT, Data Management involve?
With a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Data Management concentration, you’ll gain skills and insights for operating within cloud-based systems, managing multidimensional databases, and configuring and optimizing database servers.
Is a BS in Information Technology, Data Management good to have? It depends on what you learn.
- Develop skills and insights into operating within cloud-based systems.
- Gain expertise in configuring and optimizing database servers.
- Learn best practices for managing multidimensional databases.
- Discover efficient operating protocols within the Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) database environment.
Class size varies based on course objectives and the teaching demands of the subject matter. In general, Strayer University aims to keep the student-to-instructor ratio low.
How long does it take to get a BS in IT degree?
- There are 40 11-week courses in this program.
- How many courses you take at a time will determine how long the overall program will be.
- Strayer University credits are expressed in quarter hours.
- One quarter hour of credit is granted for the successful completion of 10 contact hours per course.
- The standard requirement for a 4.5 credit hour is for students to spend 10 to 14 hours in weekly work, including in- and out-of-classroom work. Strayer’s course design uses this requirement to meet applicable regulatory standards.
3 out of 4 Strayer Bachelor of Science in Information Technology alumni agree that their degree was a worthwhile investment.
Strayer Alumni Survey, 2021
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Program cost breakdown
In most cases, Strayer’s BS program consists of 40 courses, with the price of $1,480 per course. There are additional fees for textbooks and supplies, a $65 technology fee each term, and a one-time $150 degree conferral fee.
Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer credits to Strayer, which can reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. BS students can transfer up to 28 classes toward the BS degree (if approved). Strayer’s transfer credit page has more information as well as a tool to estimate how many transfer credits you may be able to apply to your Strayer degree program.
Scholarships and financial aid
There are a number of financial aid options worth exploring on our financial aid page. To apply for federal aid, prospective students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Stafford loans are available for graduate study. These are direct unsubsidized loans, not based on financial need. Unlike subsidized loans, Stafford loan interest will accrue while in the program. Making interest payments while in school will help reduce the amount of principal that would otherwise build up.
There are also scholarships and private loans available for Strayer students.
Save up to $14,800 on your Strayer bachelor’s degree by accessing your general education courses through our affiliate, Sophia Learning.*
*Savings assumes transferring 10 courses taken at Sophia. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career.
Non-federal loans may pay the difference between the cost of attendance and the total of loans and grants received from other tuition assistance programs. The terms and conditions of federal loans are often more favorable than private loans and should be considered before exploring private loans.
Military tuition assistance
Scholarships are offered to eligible students currently serving in the military as well as military spouses. Strayer is also approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Learn more about Strayer’s active military assistance program here.
In addition to participating fully in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Strayer is approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Student veterans can receive transfer credit for military training and life experiences.
What coursework do you need for a bachelor’s in data management?
From cloud computing and design to programming and development, your coursework in this program will help you build the tech skills you need to advance in this industry. View all courses.
What is a minor in college?
A minor is a group of five courses in a select subject area that can add depth to your resume and round out your degree. Pursuing a minor offers you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in a secondary area of interest outside of your major and concentration.
How does a minor work?
Since you can use elective courses to complete the minor, in most cases you won’t have to spend extra time and money on additional courses to complete your degree. Keep in mind that courses used to complete your major can’t be applied toward a minor.
Should you get a minor in college?
Getting a minor can give you a professional edge. It demonstrates your forward thinking, self-motivation and organization – all valuable skills in the workplace.
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This course is an integrative capstone course for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program. The course takes a senior management approach to examine and solve real-world problems and projects. Students will apply project management techniques to create integrative information technology solutions that include databases, systems analysis, security, networking, computer infrastructure, human-computer interaction and web design.
This is a lab-based course that prepares students with the skills to plan, install, develop and administer databases in the Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) database environment. Topics also include procedures that enable installing and configuring a database server, security, optimizing database performance and troubleshooting techniques.
This is a lab-based course that prepares students with the skills to design, plan and optimize the Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) database infrastructure. Topics include managing and maintaining databases or multidimensional databases, user accounts, database availability, recovery and reporting, as well as the design and implementation of security and server automation.
This course covers the principles, approaches and critical issues in planning, designing and deploying data warehouses. Topics include data extraction, data cleansing, data transformation, architecture and infrastructure. Students will examine recent trends in data warehousing, metadata and architectural components.
Maintaining a cloud-based system is a high-demand skill in business today. This course prepares students to design, develop and administer a secure and efficient cloud-based system to support organizational data needs. It introduces students to fundamental cloud computing security concepts, including access control and management, governance, logging, and encryption methods. It also covers security-related compliance protocols and risk management strategies, and security features of cloud-based services.
Bachelor’s in IT admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you have to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer. Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
International bachelor's students
We welcome international students from around the globe.