Academic Programs for Data Management

There are a number of universities and colleges who support Data Management programs and courses.  There is a curriculum model developed by DAMA that outlines the types of courses and programs that would benefit the student who might be interested in a career in data management.

This curriculum has been:

  • available as a free download from DAMA International since 2005.
  • requested by over 60 universities around the world for reference and potential program implementations.
  • structured to define courses, content depth, and counts to design a potential sequence of subjects starting from a bachelors, diploma, Masters and into a PhD programs.


Use this curriculum to evaluate if the university or college of your choice has a program or courses that will provide you with the background to assist you for a career in data management.

DAMA International lists known university and college programs in data management around the world for members and general public.

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