career PathBack-End Engineer

No matter what you’re building, having a strong foundation is crucial — that’s where back-end engineers come in. In this Career Path, you’ll start with programming servers and client-side interfaces, then level up to designing databases. By the end, you’ll have everything you need to start your career as a back-end engineer.

To start this career Path, sign up for Codecademy Pro.

4 months

Includes

Node.JS, Express.JS, PostgreSQL, TDD, Back-End, SQL, Design Patterns

Experience

Beginners Welcome

For those who want to

  • Understand application architecture
  • Design and build APIs
  • Prepare for job interviews

Earn

Certificate of Completion

What will you be able to do?

Here are just a few things you’ll be able to do with this Career Path.

What will you be able to do?

Here are just a few things you’ll be able to do with this Career Path.

NAVIGATE THE BACK-END

Use JavaScript tools like Node.js and Express.js to build interactive web apps.

MANAGE ACCOUNTS AND AUTHENTICATION

Ensure personalization and security for the people using your web apps.

LAND A NEW JOB

Nail the interview with your impressive portfolio and well-prepared answers.

You really feel like there’s nothing you can’t learn, which in turn builds so much confidence in your skills and gives the momentum to keep learning.

Joey
Codecademy Learner

How are Career Paths different?

Get in-depth knowledge.

Learning to code means more than just memorizing syntax. Instead, we help you think like a real programmer.

Get a helpful roadmap.

Like a career advisor, we guide you through each step. You’ll learn the right thing at the right time, all in one place.

Get job ready.

Gain practical experience as you go by creating portfolio-worthy projects that will help you land your next job.

Codecademy Pro

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