Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate

Earn an employer-recognized certification in Android Development with a program designed by experts at Meta. In as little as 7 months, you’ll be prepared for a job and we’ll help you get one with an interview after graduating from the program*.

Pre-requisites: Beginner level. No previous experience required.

Start date: Begin March 1 for just .


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Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate

Duration

Complete an Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate in as little as 7 months.

Effort

15 hours per week which fits into your schedule so you can prepare for your future at your own pace.

Format

100% online with engaging study groups and mentorship sessions so you stay inspired and on track for success.

Cost

Pay tuition monthly at a cost of , or prepay for the entire course and secure a 15% discount.

Interview

To help you advance into a new career path, Nexford will get you an interview within 3 months of successful completion* of the program.

The global demand for android developers is surging

As the number of mobile users continues to surge, so does the demand for Android developers. Job opportunities in this field are expected to grow by 21% by 2028 whereas salaries for Android developers have seen a 10% increase over the past five years.

Get the interview

At Nexford, you won’t spend months wondering how to use your professional certificate in data science. We know that career mobility requires job skills and the strategies to get the job. That’s why every Nexford professional certificate includes our Career Success Strategies course.

Every learner who completes a Professional Certificate program with a passing grade* will secure an interview within 3 months of graduating.

*passing grade is 90% or higher in all of the courses in the program, including the Career for Strategies course

Why choose Nexford for your Professional Certificate

Expert-Designed Curriculum

The Meta android development professional certification is designed by seasoned experts at Meta and delivered with the academic rigor and attention to practical application that Nexford is renowned for.

Unparalleled Mentorship

At Nexford, you're never alone in your learning journey. You'll receive continuous guidance, insights, and support from our experienced mentors who make sure you grasp even the most complex data science concepts with clarity.

Success-Oriented Approach

Our dedicated success advisors are there every step of the way, offering guidance, resources, and strategies to ensure you reach your career and learning objectives efficiently.

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Local Currency

We understand the varied economic landscapes our students come from. That's why Nexford allows payment in your local currency, easing the financial journey for our diverse global learners.

Location-Free Career

Our Meta android developer certificate prepares you to thrive in data science roles, whether local or remote, ensuring you're competitive in job markets irrespective of your geographical location.

You will learn

Android Studio

Learn how to build and manage the complete lifecycle of Android mobile applications using Android Studio.

Kotlin and UI Design

Become proficient in Kotlin programming and understand the essentials of UI design, including industry best practices.

Cross-Platform Apps

Acquire the skills to develop cross-platform mobile applications using React Native.

Job-Ready Portfolio

Apply what you've learned to create a professional portfolio that showcases your skills, making you an attractive candidate in job interviews.

Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate: Courses

    Learn the fundamental concepts of Android app development using Android Studio. Understand different platforms and operating systems for creating mobile apps. Build out each aspect of a guided project to conclude your introduction to Android application development.

    MET0001

    Discover how modern software developers collaborate worldwide without disrupting each others' code. Explore different version control systems and learn to create efficient software development workflows. Get introduced to commonly used Linux commands that can help you work with files on your hard drive and automate your work, saving time and effort.

    MET0002

    Expand on programming fundamentals, data types, functions, conditionals, operators, collections, variables, and loops in Kotlin. Practice creating arrays, collections, and control flow patterns. Learn to use structs, classes, interfaces, and objects.

    MET0003

    Learn how to research and design User Experiences (UX) and create wireframes using the User Interface (UI) design process in Figma. Transform the wireframes into Minimum Viable Product (MVP) prototypes from mockups while learning core design principles like hierarchy and grid usage.

    MET0004

    The course introduces you to creating a User Interface (UI) in Android Studio on a foundational level. You will learn about the fundamentals that will enable you to build meaningful and functional user interfaces for Android using Android Studio and Kotlin.

    MET0005

    Expand on the Kotlin fluency built in the first half of this certificate program by exploring the advanced concepts used by many Kotlin programmers.

    MET0006

    Discover how to. work with web technologies and persistent data on Android apps. Learn Kotlin's web communication and data format practice applying asynchronous programming techniques.

    MET0007

    Learn to build cross-platform mobile apps by expanding your skills as an Android developer. Start by mastering JavaScript and then move on to using the React library for mobile development.

    MET0008

    React is a powerful JavaScript library that will enable you to craft stunning user interfaces for both web and mobile applications. This course will equip you with the necessary fundamental concepts that power the React library and teach you the essential skills needed to design a streamlined, lightning-fast, and highly scalable app.

    MET0009

    React Native is an open-source framework that uses the platform's native capabilities to build cross-platform applications with React. This course will guide you through the basics of React and take you to a more advanced level of React Native implementation. You will also learn different React components and ways to style them. Lastly, you will get to practice using various mobile methods of interactivity with React Native.

    MET0010

    At this point in the program, you've gained all the skills you need to successfully complete a capstone project. Each module in this course will take you through a brief recap of relevant content from previous courses in the program, and you will be guided through the process of building a food ordering app which allows you to show off your Android development skills.

    MET0011

    The final course in this program will prepare you for coding job interviews, including problem-solving approaches and computer science foundations needed to succeed. Gain strategic insights and tips for successful interviewing.

    MET0012

    Gain skills to strategically search for a job that aligns with your career goals. This proctored course introduces the knowledge and techniques to prepare, plan, and execute a modern job search in a global market. Learn how to develop a personal brand; prepare an effective resume or CV, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile; build a strong professional network; and successfully interview for roles that can help you launch your future career.

    EMP1001

In-Demand Career Options in Android Development

Android Developer

Mobile Developer

Mobile Applications Developer

Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate FAQ

Android Developers are responsible for crafting engaging and aesthetically pleasing user interfaces for Android applications. Your expertise in debugging and design will enable you to create interactive experiences that captivate users and enhance their overall experience.

Android Developers are needed in nearly every industry, every business and for every function. They help build, design and develop mobile apps for Android applications. The demand for this skillset has grown immensely over the last year and will continue to rise as new technologies emerge.

Nexford is committed to helping learners launch their careers. The Nexford Career Strategies for Success course and access to Nexford Career Services will be available to all people who complete the certificate. Learners will also gain access to the Meta Career Programs Job Board which is a job-search platform with 200+ employers who have committed to sourcing talent through Meta’s certificate programs.

None. Whether you are a beginner or a professional in a relevant field, we are committed to assisting you in achieving success. Basic internet navigation skills and a desire to begin coding are required, but previous web development experience is not necessary.

The interview will be for a role related to your specific Professional Certificate.

The company could be located anywhere across the globe — as our Professional Certificates prepare you for both office & remote work.

We have no ability to influence salary or your job offer in any way, and so cannot comment on possible salary if you are successful in your job interview.

As part of your professional certificate you will need to complete our Career Strategies Course course which is specifically designed to help you find and secure your next job. The course includes specific interview preparation material, while the rest of the professional certificate will equip you with the technical skills employers are looking for.

We have no ability to influence salary or your job offer in any way, and so cannot comment on possible job role or level of seniority if you are successful in your job interview — nor whether they will or will not consider your educational and employment experience.

You will receive a job interview should you meet the criteria outlined.

We have no ability to influence salary or your job offer in any way, and so cannot comment on other possible candidates for the role you interview for.

We’re pretty confident we will deliver on our promise, if you do your part we’ll do ours! Having said that, we will refund you any tuition fees paid for our Career Strategies for Success course if you don't get at least one interview within 3 months of successful course completion (if qualifying criteria met).


The interview will be for a role related to your specific Professional Certificate — you will receive an interview provided to you by Nexford.