Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate

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

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8 Months

Under 7 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 mobile app development with a Professional Certificate from Meta. Learn the foundations of Android app development and gain hands-on experience with programming and tools through developing a native Android mobile app for your portfolio.

Common job titles: Android Developer, Mobile Applications Developer, Mobile Developer

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 Android development¹

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

  • Kotlin Playground

  • React

  • Android Studio

  • GIT

  • JavaScript

  • Version Control

  • Application development

  • Mobile Development

  • Linux

  • Web Development

  • Bash (Unix Shell)

  • Github

About this Professional Certificate

What you will learn

  • Gain the skills required for an entry-level career as an Android developer.

  • Learn how to create applications for Android including how to build and manage the lifecycle of a mobile app using Android Studio.

  • Learn coding in Kotlin and the programming fundamentals for how to create the user interface (UI) and best practices for design.  

  • Create cross-platform mobile applications using React Native. Demonstrate your new skills by creating a job-ready portfolio you can show during interviews.

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 13 Courses in this Professional Certificate


Course 1

Introduction to Android Mobile Application Development

300 ratings

Course 2

Version Control

801 ratings

Course 3

Programming Fundamentals in Kotlin

41 ratings

Course 4

Principles of UX/UI Design

48 ratings

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