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Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS): SQL 2005 Business Intelligence Program

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Program: Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS): SQL 2005 Business Intelligence Program
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Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence (MCTS: SQL Server 2005 BI) implement and maintain business intelligence solutions. They have thorough knowledge of the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Development tool suite. They have knowledge of database schemas and of debugging, monitoring, and troubleshooting Business Intelligence solutions. They can write database queries, use SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) data mining algorithms, and create and deploy SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports. Additionally, they author and deploy SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages. Typically, Technology Specialists pursue careers as database administrators, database developers, or business intelligence developers. They may also be developers and systems administrators who do not work with SQL Server daily but who want to show their breadth of technology experience.
Program Code:
Total Credits:
Certificate - Occupational Certificate
Length of Program/Award:
1 term (15 weeks) or less
Benchmark Learning, Edina, MN 
Not available.
Workforce Investment Act Participant Qualifies for WIA Credentialed Training:
Majors (Fields of Study):

1102 - Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification

1199 - Computer and Information Sciences & Support Services, Other

1108 - Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration

1101 - Information Technology

1110 - System Administration/Administrator

Delivery Methods:
Internet Delivered
Partially Internet Based
Delivery Comments:
Each course in each program may be available via classroom instruction, Remote Learning or Mentored Learning. Please check our website for up to date delivery options for each specific course.
Average Cost of Attendance:
$12,859.50 / Year
Program Costs:
Tuition: $12,859.50
Prerequisites or off-site requirements for this program?
Program Requirements:
Not available.
Completion of this program leads to the following External Certifications or Licensures:
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Institution Completion Rate:
90.6% (432 / 477)
Program Contact Information:
Career Development
Career Development Team
(952) 896-6800
Program Accrediting Body:
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