MongoDB Certified Professionals around the world are enabling startups and enterprises to push the boundaries of what a database can do. They serve as leaders, educators, and experts sharing their first-hand knowledge and experience

They are individuals with proven MongoDB expertise. MongoDB certifications recognize developers and DBAs with the knowledge needed to build and maintain MongoDB applications.

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How to become a MongoDB Certified Professional

1. Learn
Take an online course or attend an instructor-led training.

  1. Complete one of our online classes.
  2. Complete our instructor-led training.
2. Study
MongoDB Professional Certification Exam Prep Resources

What others are saying

Thousands of companies use MongoDB University's
online courses to train and certify their employees.

Quote Mark I took my MongoDB skills and DevOps skills and started my own company. After a few months of business, I was approached by Pythian for a position as a DevOps Consultant. I am now at Pythian working on a team, with the best and brightest tech talent and thought leadership, playing an integral role in driving operational excellence and continuous transformation for our many clients. Thank you MongoDB being an integral part of helping me stand out as one of the best and brightest.
— Rory Bramwell, DevOps Engineer at Pythian

Quote Mark This is the certification that lead your skills to the next level.
— Konstantin Manchev, Senior Engineer at Cisco

Quote Mark I gain a lot of self confidence to do my job, daily tasks and to resolve lots of issues.
— Robert Serrat, Big Data Architect at Strands

Quote Mark I built a successful startup using MongoDB as database.
— Antonio Sejas at Baulen

Quote Mark I think, a certification is always a good proof of knowledge and since I took the exam, the job opportunities for BigData, data analyst etc. on platforms like Xing, LinkedIn increased.
— Ulrich Cech, Software-Architect at bitmanager media GmbH

Exam Schedule

Upcoming Exams
  • Jun 15 - Jun 22
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
  • Jun 15 - Jun 22
    C100DEV: MongoDB Certified Developer Associate Exam
  • Jul 13 - Jul 20
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
  • Jul 13 - Jul 20
    C100DEV: MongoDB Certified Developer Associate Exam
  • Aug 10 - Aug 17
    C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
  • Aug 10 - Aug 17
    C100DEV: MongoDB Certified Developer Associate Exam


MongoDB certifies Database Administrators and Application Developers.

Database Administrator (DBA) – A MongoDB database administrator has in-depth knowledge of run-time configuration, processes, scaling, backup and recovery, monitoring, and performance tuning for production MongoDB instances.

Developer – A software engineer fluent in at least one programming language and its associated MongoDB driver. An application developer has a detailed understanding of MongoDB CRUD operations, the driver API, schema design, aggregation and basic scaling.

We currently offer certification at the Associate Level for the DBA and Developer roles. Certification at other levels will be available in the future.

150.00 USD per attempt

Please note that we are no longer including a free retake with the exam fee.

Anywhere. MongoDB Certification exams are administered online through our proctoring partner, Examity.

All you need is access to good internet and a computer running Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X with a webcam and microphone in order to complete the exam.

Linux and Internet Explorer are not currently supported.

The exam consists of multiple choice and check all that apply questions. You will have 90 minutes to complete an exam. There is no penalty for incorrect answers.

There are no prerequisites. Anyone may take a MongoDB Certification exam at any time. However, we recommend completing an online course or instructor-led training and familiarizing yourself with the following preparation resources:

MongoDB certifications align to a specific MongoDB major release and they remain valid for that version.