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Over the past years, there has been dramatic progress in the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its use in the development of systems that can reason and respond to increasingly complex situations. AI is everywhere and the changes enabled by this technology have just begun. AI is transforming every segment of American industry. It is making agriculture more precise and efficient, revealing new medical technologies and bringing the prospect of autonomous transportation and advanced manufacturing closer to reality. To become competitive, companies and corporations will have to embrace AI to some extent. These technological innovations are made possible by engineers and scientists with knowledge and expertise in the latest advancements in the field of AI. This 12-credit certificate provides graduate students with knowledge and skills in the concepts, technologies and applications of artificial intelligence.

The program is designed specifically for working professionals with courses offered in a flexible format that includes evenings, weekends, and online material using Canvas.

Admission Requirements

This certificate program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in any academic area, who are not majoring in Artificial Intelligence, and a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must submit official transcripts. Students are expected to be proficient in programming and to have completed a statistics course before pursuing this certificate. Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the program.

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Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires four courses which have not been counted in any other minor or certificate within the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the program.  The average GPA of all four courses counted in the program must be 3.0 or better.

Students will take 2 core courses and 2 elective courses. Contact us at to discuss a plan of study for your certificate program.


Core Courses (6 credits)

CAP 6635 Artificial Intelligence
CAP 6673 Data Mining and Machine Learning

Elective Courses (6 credits)

Students will take two elective courses in the areas related artificial intelligence.


Sample curriculum 2022-2023

Take 2 core courses:

CAP 6635 Artificial Intelligence
CAP 6673 Data Mining and Machine Learning

Take 2 elective courses from the list below:

CAP 5768 Introduction to Data Science
CAP 6629 Reinforcement Learning
CAP 6619 Deep Learning


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Program Fees

The Professional Certificate Program in Artificial Intelligence is a full-service, all-inclusive program. The Program fees cover all program costs, including tuition, meals for on-campus Saturday classes, course materials and graduation activities.

Total Cost: $800 per credit-hour; total cost for 12 credit-hours is $9,600.

Tuition Fees: Flexible payment plan and financial aid payment methods are available.


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