Skill Path

Analyze Data with SQL

Learn to analyze data with SQL and prepare for technical interviews.

Includes SQL, Data Science, Command Line, SQLite, Databases, Queries, Tables, and more.

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  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    17 hours
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites


About this skill path

All companies use data now, and most of it is stored in databases. In this Skill Path, you will use SQL queries to create databases, pull data from databases, and analyze the results. You will practice your skills with real-world marketing and user analysis case studies, and prepare for technical interviews. Plus, now you can build your prompt engineering skills and get hands-on experience writing, testing, and refining prompts directly in the course.

Interested in a career as a data analyst? This Skill Path is the perfect place to start.

Skills you'll gain

  • Read and write databases with SQL
  • Turn raw data into actionable insights
  • Compute standard business metrics


9 units • 16 lessons • 19 projects • 6 quizzes
  • 1

    Getting Started with SQL

    Learn the basics of SQL databases and build your own.

  • 2

    Writing Basic Queries

    Write your own queries to access data and apply your SQL knowledge to complete real-world projects.

  • 3

    Calculating Aggregates

    Increase the number of tools in your SQL toolset by learning about aggregates, then apply them to datasets to discover new insights.

  • 4

    Joining Multiple Tables

    Expand your abilities by joining multiple sources of data.

  • 5

    Learn How to Use AI for SQL

    Learn how to use AI for SQL analytics.

  • 6

    Going Off-Platform

    Set up a SQL database on your own computer and practice the commands you’ve learned.

  • 7

    Analyze Real Data with SQL

    Combine everything that you learned to solve real business problems.

  • Certificate of completion available with Plus or Pro

    Earn a certificate of completion and showcase your accomplishment on your resume or LinkedIn.

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