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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

2D/3D Modeling Certificate

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The 2D/3D Modeling Certificate certificate is a three semester certificate that prepares students for a career in the drafting field. Through hands-on training and projects, students discover how to create models of products or machine parts. Students learn in labs with state-of-the-art software and complete additional instruction online.

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Drafting, A.A.S.

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The Drafting Associate of Applied Science two-year degree prepares students for careers in the drafting field. The certificates in drafting flow into the two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. The degree provides students with the most career opportunities. Students can complete portfolios and internships as they delve into advanced computer-aided drafting and 3D modeling. Students learn in labs with state-of-the-art software and complete additional instruction online. Hands-on classes are held in the evening with instructors with years of industry experience.

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Welder

Advance Level Welding Certificate

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The Advanced Level Welding Certificate is a three-semester certificate that prepares students for a structural iron and steel works welding position. After completing the Advanced Level Welding certificate, students are prepared to take the American Welding Society QC11 exam, an industry recognized credential.

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Entry Level Welding Certificate

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The Entry-Level Welding Certificate is a two-semester certificate that prepares students for structural welding positions. After completing the Entry Level Welding certificate, students are prepared to take the American Welding Society QC10 exam, an industry recognized credential.

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Welding A.A.S.

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The Welding Technology Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students for a career in welding through hands-on training.  Welding instruction is provided with carbon steel, stainless steel plate and pipe in all positions using GTAW, SMAW, GMAW and FCAW processes along with PAC (plasma arc cutting) and Oxy-fuel operations. Students will attain a wide variety of marketable skills while being taught introductory and advanced welding methods. 

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Electrician

Electrical I Occupational Skills Award

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The Electrical I Occupational Skills Award (OSA) is a non-credit award that prepares students for Entry-Level careers in a high-skill, high-growth occupation. The Electrical I OSA follows the NCCER curriculum that is recognized by leading industry, construction, maintenance, and national associations. Students who successfully complete the courses will be listed in the NCCER registry that employers access for their recruitment efforts. Students completing this program will receive NCCER and OSHA 10 Credentials.

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HVAC Technician

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Occupational Skills Award

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The Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Occupational Skills Award (OSA) prepares students for a successful career as an HVAC technician/helper installing, troubleshooting and on preventative maintenance using hand and power tools. Students completing this program receive OSHA 10 General Industry Card and EPA credentials

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Pipefitter / Steamfitter

Industrial Pipefitting I Occupational Skills Award

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The Industrial Pipefitting I Occupational Skills Award (OSA) prepares students for Entry-Level careers in a high-skill, high-growth occupation. Instructors bring field experience into the classroom to provide technical and hands-on training. Classes meet two nights per week to accommodate work schedules. The Industrial Pipefitting OSA will follow the NCCER curriculum that is recognized by leading industry, construction, maintenance, and national associations. Students who successfully complete the courses will be listed in the NCCER registry that employers access for their recruitment efforts. Students completing this program will receive an Industrial Pipefitting I and II Occupational Skills Award, NCCER and OSHA 10 credentials.

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Public Service Industry

EMTs and Paramedics

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

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The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate is a two-semester certificate that prepares students for a career in Emergency Medical Services. This program is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services and includes classroom lectures and activities; hands-on, life-saving skills training; scenario-based practice, and clinical training on-site at hospitals and with area ambulance services. Upon successful completion of required elements, students are authorized to take the take the state Advanced EMT exam.

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Paramedic Certificate

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The Paramedic Certificate is a four-semester certificate that prepares students for a career in Emergency Medical Services. This program expands upon the training completed in the Advanced EMT certificate program and is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services and includes classroom lectures and activities; hands-on, life-saving skills training; scenario-based practice, and clinical training on-site at hospitals and with area ambulance services. Upon successful completion of required elements, students are authorized to take the take the state Paramedic exam.

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Teacher Assistant

Associate of Arts Teaching – Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification 4-8, EC-12 Special Education

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The Associate of Arts Teaching - Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification 4-8, EC-12 Special Education is a two-year degree that prepares students to excel at a university as an education major for grades 4-8 or special education in any grade. Students train in small, hands-on classes and local school districts. Graduates are also qualified to become paraprofessionals or substitute teachers.

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Associate of Arts Teaching – Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification 8-12, EC-12, other than Special Education

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The Associate of Arts Teaching - Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification 8-12, EC-12, other than Special Education is a two-year degree that prepares students to excel at a university as an education major for eighth to 12th grade students. Students enjoy small, hands-on classes and teaching practicums at local schools. Graduates are also qualified to become paraprofessionals or substitute teachers.

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Associate of Arts Teaching – Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification EC-6

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The Associate of Arts Teaching degree - Leading to Initial Texas Teacher Certification EC -6 prepares students to excel at a university as an education major for Early Childhood through 6th grade. Students enjoy small, hands-on classes and teaching practicums at local schools. Graduates are also qualified to become paraprofessionals or substitute teachers.

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Police Officer

Basic Peace Officer Academy Certificate

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The Peace Officer Academy certificate is a full-time day certificate program designed to provide graduates the necessry basic training to obtain a position as a police officer, constable, deputy sheriff, or any other licensed peace officer position within the State of Texas. This program complies with mandated TCOLE training standards for issuance of the firearms instructor license. Topics covered include instruction methodology, weapons handling, weapons maintenance, course of fire development, range development and exposure to airborne lead dust. All courses must be taken together and successfully passed for the graduate to test for state licensure.

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Continuing Education- Law Enforcement Certificate

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The Peace Officer Academy Certificate is a full-time evening certificate program designed to provide graduates the necessry basic training to obtain a position as a police officer, constable, deputy sheriff, or any other licensed peace officer position within the State of Texas. This course program with mandated TCOLE training standards for issuance of the firearms instructor license. Topics covered include instruction methodology, weapons handling, weapons maintenance, course of fire development, range development and exposure to airborne lead dust. All courses must be taken together and successfully passed for the graduate to test for state licensure.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.

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The Criminal Justice Associate of Arts is a two-year degree that prepares students to pursue a four-year degree at a university. After completing general education and criminal justice classes, students can transfer credit to a Texas public university’s criminal justice program.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

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The Criminal Justice Associate of Arts is a two-year degree that prepares students to pursue a four-year degree at a university. After completing general education and criminal justice classes, students can transfer credit to a Texas public university’s criminal justice program.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.

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The Criminal Justice Associate of Arts is a two-year degree that prepares students to pursue a four-year degree at a university. After completing general education and criminal justice classes, students can transfer credit to a Texas public university’s criminal justice program.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students for careers as police officers, sheriff’s deputies, state law enforcement officers, district attorney’s investigators, and correctional officers. Students who have already completed and hold a basic peace officer certification receive credit for the academy courses included in this degree.

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Firefighter

Fire Academy Certificate

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The Fire Academy Certificate prepares students for a career as a firefighter. The day academy is a one semester full-time certificate program; the night academy is a two-semester program designed for students that need to work while attending the Academy. The Fire Academy curriculum is based on the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Basic Fire Suppression Curriculum Manual, which includes classroom instruction and activities, firefighter skills training, and physical training. This program prepares students to take the state's Basic Fire Suppression certification, which is required by the State of Texas to be a career firefighter.

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Fire Officer Certificate

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The Fire Officer Certificate is a three-semester program designed for students who are interested in taking fire science courses to obtain the knowledge and skills needed for Fire Officer positions within a fire department.

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Fire Technology Continuing Education

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The Fire Technology program offers a variety of continuing education courses to provide career firefighters opportunities for advanced Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) certifications with flexible course curriculum and scheduling.

In coordination with the Galveston County Fire Fighter’s Association (GCFFA), continuing education courses are offered to assist local volunteer firefighters in obtaining State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA) certifications.

Professional Development courses are available for students who need continuing education hours to maintain firefighter certification or to complete TCFP skills test.

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Fire Technology, A.A.S.

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The Fire Technology Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students for careers in fire services. This program builds on completion of the Fire Academy certificate program and includes advanced courses that prepare firefighters for first level supervision in a fire department. This program also provides the opportunity to obtain advanced TCFP certifications.

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nurse Aid Certificate

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The Certified Nurse Aid Certificate is a non-credit program that prepares students for employment opportunities as a CNA in assisted living facilities, hospices, hospitals and long-term care settings. The demand for CNAs is projected to increase 17 percent by 2024. This program includes a combination of classroom and clinical instruction as well as CPR training. All instructors are registered and licensed vocational nurses who teach from their experience.

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Certificate

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The Dental Assistant Certificate is a non-credit certificate that prepares students for employment as a dental assistant. Dental assistants work closely with dentists and patients; their role often includes taking X-rays, recordkeeping and managing equipment. The position is a great launching pad to become a dental hygienist or dentist. This program includes a combination of classroom instruction, labs and clinical triaining. CPR training is included.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Information Management, A.A.S.

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The Health Information Management, Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students to perform a variety of functions in a health care setting, such as organizing, analyzing, coding and managing patient information. These functions are important for reimbursement, complete and accurate records, quality improvement, research and decision making and are the invisable backbone of the health care system. A rapidly growing field, health information management is perfect for those who thrive on detail, accuracy and helping others.

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Medical Coding Certificate

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The Medical Coding Certificate is a one-year certificate that prepares students to perform a variety of funcions within a health care office setting, including organizing, analyzing, coding and managing patients' information. These functions are important for reimbursement, complete and accurate records, quality improvement, research and decision making and are the backbone of the health care system. A rapidly growing field, health information management is perfect for those who thrive on detail, accuracy and helping others.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Certificate

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The Medical Assisting Certificate is a three-semester certificate that prepares students to succeed in a rapidly growing medical field. Through hand-on training students will learn anatomy and physiology, human disease and pathophysiology, medical terminology, medical insurance, medical law, pharmacology and administration of medicine, clinical procedures and laboratory procedures. The program prepares students for certification, either through the American Association of Certified Medical Assistants or the American Medical Technology Association.

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Medical Assisting, A.A.S.

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The Medical Assisting, Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students to succeed in a rapidly growing medical field. Through hand-on training students will learn anatomy and physiology, human disease and pathophysiology, medical terminology, medical insurance, medical law, pharmacology and administration of medicine, clinical procedures and laboratory procedures. The program prepares students for certification, either through the American Association of Certified Medical Assistants or the American Medical Technology Association.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

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The Pharmacy Technician Certificate is a two-semester certificate that prepares students to be an integral part of patient care. Pharmacy Technicians measure, label, mix and dispense prescription medication while working under licensed pharmacists. With the patient’s health and medication safety in mind, successful pharmacy technicians must be accurate, precise and detailed, while treating patients with compassion and empathy.

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Pharmacy Technician, A.A.S.

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The Pharmacy Technician, Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students for a career in the Pharmacy field. Pharmacy technicians form an integral part of patient care. They measure, label, mix and dispense prescription medication while working under licensed pharmacists. With the patient’s health and medication safety in mind, successful pharmacy technicians must be accurate, precise and detailed, while treating patients with compassion and empathy.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

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The Phlebotomy Technician Certificate is a non-credit certificate that prepares students for a career as a phlebotomy technician. Phlebotomy technicians collect blood samples when donors give or patients need medical tests. This program includes a combination of classroom instruction, labs and clinical training. CPR training is included.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Vocational Nursing Certificate

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The Vocational Nursing Certificate is a three-semester certificate that prepares successful graduates to function as Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN's). Through hands on training the LVN provides nursing care to patients in a variety of situations and care settings under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or physician. The curriculum is a three semester full-time certifiate training program that includes class activities, nursing skills training, and clinical eperiences in a variety of healthcare settings. Graduates are eligible to apply for licensure by examination as licensed vocational nurses (LVNs).

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Manufacturing Industry

Machinist

CNC Machinist Occupational Skills Award

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The CNC Machinist Occupational Skills Award (OSA) is a non-credit program that prepares students for jobs in one of the fastest growing occupations. Each course combines classroom instruction and hands-on work with instructors with years of field experience. Classes meet two nights per week to accommodate work schedules.

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Manual Machinist Occupational Skills Award

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The Manual Machinist Occupational Skills Award (OSA) is a non-credit program that prepares students for Entry-Level careers in a high-skill, high-growth occupation. Instructors bring field experience into the classroom to provide technical and hands-on training. Classes meet two nights per week to accommodate work schedules. Students interested in the Manual Machinist Program must complete the Mechanical Maintenance Technician Basic Occupational Skills Award prior to enrollment. Students completing this program will receive an Occupational Skills Award for Manual Machinist and OSHA 10 credential.

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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Petrochemical Process Technology A.A.S.

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The Petrochemical Process Technology Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree that prepares students for careers as safe, efficient and environmentally responsible Process Technicians. Students entering this program should realize that Process Operators generally work rotating shifts in both hot and cold environments, perform tasks requiring good mental and physical aptitude, climb tall structures and work with a variety of chemicals. This program is committed to serving the community and industry in partnership with a quality, industry-driven curriculum. In addition to developing technical knowledge regarding plant operations, students will develop communication and team building skills throughout the program.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design Certificate

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The Graphic Design Certificate is a one-year certificate comprised of classes that prepares students for a career in graphic design. Through hands-on training and projects, students learn what the pros know about graphic design including digital photo manipulation and computer illustration. Students receive up-to-date training using industry-standard hardware and software. Topics include the principles of design, typography and color theory, with an emphasis on how to set files up for commercial printing. Students will design professional projects including logos, business packages, brochures, newsletters and billboards.

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Graphic Design/Web Design, A.A.S.

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The Graphic Design/Web Design Associate of Applied Science is a two-year degree program that prepares students for careers in graphic design, Web design, digital publishing/printing and multimedia design/development. Through hands-on training and projects, students learn the skills necessary to be successful in the industry. An internship in the final semester helps bridge the gap from formal training to full-time employment.

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Web Design Certificate

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The Web Design Certificate is a one-year certificate that prepares students for a career in Web design. Through hands-on training and projects, students learn what the pros know about web design including site navigation, information architecture, preparing images for the web, color on the web and typography for the screen. Students will design and develop small business websites using both HTML and CSS layouts. Students will also design and develop interactive web sites using industry standard 2-D animation software.

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Information Technology Industry

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Networking Certificate

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The Networking Certificate is a four-semester certificate designed to provide students with a well-rounded education for obtaining employent as a Network or Systems Administrator. Each course in this certificate is associated with an industry exam, and in most cases, with an industry certificate. Students gain practical eperience as they fulfill the requirements of their co-op education course.

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Networking Fundamentals Occupational Skills Award

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The Networking Fundamentals Occupational Skills Award is a one-semester award designed to provide students with a fundamental IT and Networking education for obtaining employment as a Computer Support Specialist. Each course in this certificate is associated with an industy exam, and in most cases, with an industry certificate. Through hands-on training the student will be equipped to pass both COMPTIA A+ certification exams in Personal Computer Hardware and PC Operating Systems.
Additionally, the student will have the ability to gain two Microsoft certifications as well as completion of prerequisites for many of the courses found in the Networking Certificate.

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Software Developer

Programming Certificate

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The Programming Certificate is a three-semester certificate designed to introduce students to a broad range of software areas. This certificate is perfect for those just beginning their studies, as well as those re-entering college to update their skills. Students will learn the Python and Java programming languages, the Microsoft SQL Server Database Management System, the Oracle Database Management System, as well as beginning and intermediate web programming. With SQL Server, students have the opportunity to gain a Microsoft Technology Associate Certification.

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Database Administrator

SQL Server Database Fundamentals Occupational Skills Award

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The SQL Server Database Fundametals Occupational Skills Award is a one-semester award that provides students with the ability to earn the Microsoft Technology Associate Certification for SQL Server. This award leads to the Programming Certificate. Microsoft SQL Server is a leading system in industry used by many organizations worldwide.

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Texas City, TX 77591
United States

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