Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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Apply to the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Certificate program today at the College of Computing & Informatics. The deadlines for Spring 2023 are Wednesday, March 1, 2023 for Domestic On-Campus Students; Wednesday, February 1, 2023 for International On-Campus Students; and Monday, March 6, 2023 for all Online Students (Domestic and International). The deadlines for Fall 2023 are Sunday, August 27, 2023 for Domestic On-Campus Students; Tuesday, June 13, 2023 for International On-Campus Students; and Tuesday, August 22, 2022 for all Online Students (Domestic and International).

Who is the AI and Machine Learning Certificate program for?

Drexel College of Computing & Informatics' Post-Baccalaureate/Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) is designed for recent graduates and professionals who are interested in building on their existing quantitative skills to become leaders in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

By combining foundational knowledge, applied training, and computational problem-solving knowledge, the AI and ML certificate program provides you with core knowledge in algorithms, mathematics and applications that can be applied immediately in the professional workplace or used as a launching point for more in-depth and expansive knowledge in the field.

The certificate can be combined with other certificates and/or courses to create Master of Science degrees as listed below.

Fast Facts

Number of Courses

4 (12 quarter credits)

Credits can be applied to master’s degrees

MS Computer Science, MS Data Science, or MS Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Time-to-completion

1 year

Format

On campus or online

Time Commitment

Full-time or part-time

Tech experience required?

Yes – Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related STEM discipline or a completed Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science

GRE required?

Recommended for international students and domestic students with a GPA lower than 3.0

Curriculum

IMPORTANT NOTE: Drexel operates on the quarter, not semester, system, offering classes during four 10-week terms throughout the year.

This four-course program provides an in-depth overview of the fundamentals of AI and Machine Learning topics. The curriculum includes:

  • Two required core courses
  • Two electives to customize your certificate

Please visit Drexel’s Course Catalog for a full description of each required course and electives for this program. You can also find a sample Plan of Study for the certificate program.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Certificate Admissions Requirements

  • A completed application for the online format or on-campus format.
  • A four-year bachelor's degree or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related STEM degree plus work experience equal to Drexel's Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher, in a completed degree program, bachelor’s degree or above.
  • Official final transcripts from ALL Colleges/Universities attended. Please note: For students who have attended an institution outside of the US, it is highly recommended to submit a NACES approved course-by-course transcript evaluation (i.e., WES) for expedited review of your application. This approved evaluation will take the place of the transcript requirement to complete your application.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores (must be five years old or less) are not required but recommended for international students and domestic students below a 3.0 GPA.
  • One letter of recommendation required, two recommended (academic, professional, or both).
  • Essay/Statement of Purpose (approximately 500 words).
  • Current Resume.
  • Pre-requisites for all graduate level programs: computer requirements and skills.
  • Additional requirements for International Students.

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