• Program Overview

    Database Application Development and Programming prepares students for employment as junior programmers, computer programmer assistants and computer programming specialists. The program also provides supplemental training for individuals previously or currently employed in these occupations.

    After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to design database models and utilize computer programming languages to create and manipulate databases. The fundamentals of programming and software development, as well as Structured Query Language (SQL) and JavaScript will be taught in the program.

    The student will develop skills in mathematical applications, computer literacy, communications, human relations, job readiness and career development activities, information processing concepts, design programs, code programs, test programs, perform program maintenance, debug programs, and identify functions of computers and information processing.

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  • Next Start Date
    August 10, 2023 (date subject to change)

    Program Length
    1200 Hours

    Career Opportunities
    Computer Programmer, .NET Developer, Database Administrator, Website Developer 

    Industry Certifications/State Credentials
    MTA Software Development Fundamentals: Exam: 98-361, MTA Database Administration Fundamentals: Exam: 98-364, Certified Internet Web (CIW): JavaScript specialist. PROSO017, Certified Internet Web (CIW): Database Design Specialist. PROSO006, MTA: Intro Programming Using Block-Based Languages. MICRO103 

    Information Sheet
    PDF (2 pages)

    Curriculum Framework
    PDF (40 pages)

    Rack Brochure
    PDF (2 pages)

Radial Graph showing completion rate of 86%, Placement rate of 95%, and Licensure rate of N/A
  • Program Structure and Courses

    • This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of four occupational completion points.

      This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S. Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44 (3)(b), F.S. 

      The following table illustrates the postsecondary program structure:

    Course #


    Course Name




    Information Technology Assistant




    Computer Programmer Assistant




    Computer Programmer




    Database Programmer


Phone: (239) 377‐0991


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Rolando Rodriguez

With more than 25 years of expertise, Professor Rolando Rodriguez is an experienced programming teacher. He has shared his knowledge with various institutions around the world, including those in Angola, Mexico, Portugal, and Spain, where he worked as an invited professor. Rolando is known for his enthusiasm for education and his capacity to make complex concepts simple for his students.
At a small university in Cuba, Rolando started his teaching career by instructing a variety of computer programming courses. He spent more than three years as an invited professor in Mexico and one year in Angola as a result of his dedication to providing excellent instruction. He worked as a researcher in Spain and Portugal as well, sharing his wisdom with colleagues from diverse backgrounds. Rolando's instruction style, which emphasizes hands-on learning and student engagement, has greatly impacted both students and colleagues. With his experience, Rolando continues to inspire and educate students, preparing them to excel in the dynamic field of programming.