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MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas. MongoDB is used to handle unstructured data in a schema-less design that enables the developer to be flexible in the way they store and use data.

Key topics:

  • How to download, install and configure MongoDB
  • An overview of database structure
  • CRUD operations, indexing
  • Aggregations and map-reduce

Target audience: An IT professional with a basic knowledge of programming and databases who wants to learn more about NoSQL database systems.

Course typically offered: Online during our Summer and Winter academic quarters.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of programming concepts such as command line or unix shell commands, functions, variables and boolean operators.

Next steps: Upon completion, consider additional coursework in our specialized certificate in Database Management to continue learning.

Contact: For more information about this course, please contact

Course Number: CSE-41281
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)