Meta Database Engineer Professional Certificate

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
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What you'll 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.

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Prepare for a career in Data Engineering

  • Receive professional-level training from Meta
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Meta
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Database Engineer, Data Engineer, Junior Data Engineer
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Professional Certificate - 9 course series

Introduction to Databases

Course 127 hours4.7 (1,040 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Concepts and principles that underpin how databases work .

  • Plan and execute a simple database development project .

Skills you'll gain

Category: Version Control
Category: Github
Category: Bash (Unix Shell)
Category: Web Development
Category: Linux

Version Control

Course 213 hours4.6 (3,057 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Implement Version Control systems 

  • Navigate and configure using the command line 

  • Use a GitHub repository. Create a GitHub repository

  • Manage code revisions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Database (DB) Design
Category: Database (DBMS)
Category: MySQL

Database Structures and Management with MySQL

Course 332 hours4.8 (378 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Utilize the MySQL DBMS to build and modify relational databases with SQL.

  • Create relationships between tables using primary and foreign keys .

Skills you'll gain

Category: Database (DBMS)
Category: database administration
Category: MySQL

Advanced MySQL Topics

Course 418 hours4.6 (190 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Add decision structures and functionality to a MySQL databases using SQL functions and operators on numbers and strings.

  • Automate SQL by writing a stored procedure to solve real world problems .

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Structure
Category: Computer Science
Category: Algorithms
Category: Communication
Category: Pseudocode

Programming in Python

Course 544 hours4.6 (1,345 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Foundational programming skills with basic Python Syntax.

  • How to use objects, classes and methods.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Model
Category: Extraction, Transformation And Loading (ETL)
Category: Data Warehousing

Database Clients

Course 640 hours4.3 (75 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Utilize Python code to create, populate and manipulate MySQL databases and tables.

  • Create a useful Python application capable of administration of a MySQL database.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Django (Web Framework)
Category: Python Programming
Category: Database (DBMS)
Category: Data Management
Category: MySQL

Advanced Data Modeling

Course 718 hours4.2 (75 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Deploy basic data modeling skills and navigate modern storage options for a data warehouse.

  • Demonstrate data modeling skills within a real-world project environment.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Django (Web Framework)
Category: Database (DBMS)
Category: Application development
Category: MySQL

Database Engineer Capstone

Course 818 hours3.9 (58 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Build a MySQL database solution.

  • Deploy level-up ideas to enhance the scope of a database project.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Database (DBMS)
Category: database administration
Category: Relational Database
Category: Data Management
Category: MySQL

Coding Interview Preparation

Course 911 hours4.6 (481 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Prepare for a coding interview

  • Prepare for a Meta interview

  • Solve problems using code

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Programming
Category: Django (Web Framework)
Category: Python Programming
Category: Application Programming Interfaces (API)
Category: Cloud Hosting


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