ECPI Announces New Database Programming Degrees in Response to Market Demand

COLUMBIA, SC – July 2, 2012 – ECPI University is now offering a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Database Programming at its Columbia, South Carolina campus. An Associate in Applied Science for this program will be offered as well.

Students in this program will learn how to design, implement, and maintain databases that manage information for business and industry. Other coursework includes project management, designing and writing a variety of programs, creating interesting web pages, and installing and securing computer networks.

“ECPI University believes rigorous academics with strong technical education in Computer Information Science will equip people with technical skills and credentials to succeed in our increasingly challenging labor market,” says ECPI University Columbia Campus President James Rund. “ECPI is deeply engaged with employers and industries in the Columbia metropolitan area where Database Programming has been in demand by Health Insurance Companies, Medical Facilities, DOD Contractors and Government Administration. We believe many young people and underemployed adults are looking for meaningful postsecondary education which will provide them a stable career with better opportunities in high-demand fields.”

For more information, please contact ECPI Columbia Campus President James Rund at 803.772.3333 or Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or [email protected].

About ECPI University
ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees and diploma programs. With campuses in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, ECPI, a private university established in 1966, offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services are provided. Continuing education certification classes and testing are also available.

ECPI’s fields of study include: TECHNOLOGY: Cyber and Network Security, Information Systems, Healthcare IT, Web Development, Simulation and Game Programming, Database Programming, Business Systems Administration, Accounting Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Marine Technology; Medical Imaging Equipment Technology; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Accounting, Business Administration, IT Management, Food Service Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; HEALTH SCIENCES: Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Medical Administration, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Radiography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Surgical Technology, Nursing (BSN), Registered Nursing, Practical Nursing; CULINARY: Culinary Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit

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