Meta Database Engineer Professional Certificate

Launch your career as a Database Engineer. Build job-ready skills for an in-demand career and earn a credential from Meta. No degree or experience required to get started.

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6 Months

Under 6 hours of study a week


Beginner Level

No prior experience required.

100% Self-Paced

Learn on your own time

Build job-ready skills by learning from the best

Get started in the in-demand field of database engineering with a Professional Certificate from Meta. Learn the skills you need to design, deploy, and manage structured and unstructured data and gain experience with key tools through hands-on projects.

Common job titles: Database Engineer, Data Engineer, Data Architect, Database Administrator, Solutions Architect, Machine Learning Engineer, Software Engineer, Data Platform Engineer

¹Lightcast™ Job Postings Report (median with 0-2 years experience), United States, 9/1/21-9/1/22.

median entry-level salary¹

in-demand job openings in data engineering¹

Connect with over 200 U.S. employers post-completion

¹Lightcast™ Job Postings Report (median with 0-2 years experience), United States, 9/1/21-9/1/22.

Skills you will gain

  • SQL and Python syntax

  • database management

  • database administration

  • MySQL

  • Tabular records

  • Database (DBMS)

  • Linux

  • Web Development

  • Bash (Unix Shell)

  • Github

  • Version Control

  • Data Management

About this Professional Certificate

What you will learn

  • Demonstrate proficiency of SQL syntax and explain how it’s used to interact with a database.

  • Create databases from scratch and learn how to add, manage and optimize your database.

  • Write database driven applications in Python to connect clients to MySQL databases.

  • Develop a working knowledge of advanced data modeling concepts.

What is a Professional Certificate?

Build the Skills to Get Job Ready

Whether you’re looking to start a new career, or change your current one, Professional Certificates on Coursera help you become job ready. Learn at your own pace, whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you. Enroll today and explore a new career path with a 7 day free trial. You can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time.

Hands-On Projects

Apply your skills with hands-on projects and build a portfolio that showcases your job readiness to potential employers. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to earn your Certificate.

Earn a Career Credential

When you complete all of the courses in the program, you'll earn a Certificate to share with your professional network as well as unlock access to career support resources to help you kickstart your new career. Many Professional Certificates have hiring partners that recognize the Professional Certificate credential and others can help prepare you for a certification exam. You can find more information on individual Professional Certificate pages where it applies.

There are 9 Courses in this Professional Certificate


Course 1

Introduction to Databases

430 ratings

Course 2

Version Control

1,359 ratings

Course 3

Database Structures and Management with MySQL

117 ratings

Course 4

Advanced MySQL Topics

53 ratings

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