Career Academy

Professional Diploma in Data Engineer


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 is required to get started.


Common job titles:  Big Data Engineer, Business Intelligence Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer,
Computer Vision Engineer, Data Architect.


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Duration 5 months 8h

About this Professional Diploma

Want to get started in the world of database engineering? This program is taught by industry-recognized experts at Meta. You’ll learn the key skills required to create, manage and manipulate databases, as well as industry-standard programming languages and software such as SQL, Python, and Django.

Upon completion, you’ll get exclusive access to the Meta Career Programs Job Board—a job search platform that connects you with 200+ employers who have committed to sourcing talent through Meta’s certificate programs, as well as career support resources to help you with your job search.

In this program, you’ll learn:
Core techniques and methods to structure and manage databases.
Advanced techniques to write database-driven applications and advanced data modelling concepts.
MySQL database management system (DBMS) and data creation, querying and manipulation.
How to code and use Python Syntax
How to prepare for technical interviews for database engineer roles.

Programme Highlights

When you subscribed to this programme, you will get


175 Videos


149 Reading Articles


85 Quizzes


4 Graded Assessments

Programme Modules


Module 1: Introduction to Databases

(Introduction to Databases), (Create, Read, Update and Delete (CRUD) Operations), (SQL Operators and sorting and filtering data), (Database design)


Module 2: Version Control

(Software collaboration), (Command Line), (Working with Git)


Module 3: Database Structures and Management with MySQL

(Intro to MySQL), (Updating databases and working with views), (Functions and MySQL stored procedures) 


Module 4: Advanced MySQL Topics


Module 5: Programming in Python

(Getting started with Python), (Basic Programming with Python), (Programming paradigms), (Modules, packages, libraries and tools)

Module 6: Database Clients

Module 7: Advanced Data Modeling

Module 8: Database Engineer Capstone

Module 9: Coding Interview Preparation

Why Enroll for Data Engineer?

  • 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 modelling concepts.
Why Enrol on the Programme (1)


Of certificate grads started a new career²

175,924 Jobs Opening

There are 175,924. job openings in Data Engineer¹

¹Burning Glass Labor Insight Report data (median with 0-2 years experience), United States, 4/1/21-3/31/22.
²Based on Cousera learner outcome survey responses, United States, 2021.


Upon successful completion of Data Engineer, participants will be awarded a verified

i) Professional Diploma in Data Engineer by Mantissa College Career Academy

ii) Digital certificate by Meta

Sample Certificate