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Break into the rising, in-demand field of AI and machine learning

Artificial Intelligence – Architecture, Design, and Implementation Ontario College Graduate Certificate program

Become an expert in one of today’s fastest-growing and transformational technologies. Solve complex AI challenges and power next generation businesses through machine intelligence.

Program code AIDI
Duration 1 Year
Credential Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Delivery Full-time +

Program information

Program description

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) computing paradigm radically changes the functionality and capabilities of computer systems. This greatly increases the possibilities of what businesses can do with this exciting new technology and is causing disruption across all industry sectors. Artificial Intelligence systems can think, learn and take self-directed action in order to maximize the chance of successfully achieving a goal without having to be explicitly programmed or human intervention.

This program provides students with the necessary background to become Artificial Intelligence (AI) system designers, programmers, implementers, or machine learning analysts. With a strong focus on applied skills, students learn how to design and implement supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning solutions for a variety of situations and solve AI challenges for a diverse set of industries. 

Advanced study in AI infrastructure, architecture, machine learning frameworks, reinforcement learning, neural networks, vision system, conversational AI and deep learning help students understand how to select, configure and apply the right technology tools to build the correct AI solution to solve a given challenge.

Intake information

Start dateCampus
Winter 2023 Barrie
Summer 2023 Barrie
Fall 2023 Barrie

Tuition and fees

What are the admission requirements for the Artificial Intelligence program?

Artificial Intelligence – Architecture, Design, and Implementation admission requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, degree or equivalent with a focus in computer studies, technology, engineering, analytics, mathematics or statistics, or equivalent work experience, is required. 

Selection Process

Applicants may be asked to submit a current resume and a letter of interest to the Program Coordinator in order to assess their prior academic and experiential learning.

Additional information

To be successful in this program, students are required to have a Windows-based personal notebook computer prior to the start of the program that meets or exceeds the following hardware specifications:

  • Intel I7, AMD A10 processor or better
  • 16 GB of RAM 
  • 1 TB hard drive 
  • Ethernet Network Card (Can be USB)
  • Wireless Network Card 
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports

What career paths can I take in artificial intelligence?

Your Artificial Intelligence – Architecture, Design, and Implementation graduate certificate gives you many career opportunities

Graduates from this program are prepared to fulfill a wide-range of entry-level roles related to Artificial Intelligence which may include Artificial Intelligence (AI) system designers, programmers, implementers, or machine learning technologists. Graduates could find themselves working independently or as a member of a team to analyze, design, enhance, and maintain AI systems. 

Flex MORE. Study Artificial Intelligence part-time

Benefits of studying part-time:

What courses are included in the Artificial Intelligence graduate certificate program?

Course overview

14 Program Courses

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Artificial Intelligence – Architecture, Design, and Implementation program outline.

  • AIDI 1000 – Artificial Intelligence Algorithms and Mathematics 
  • AIDI 1001 – Conversational Artificial Intelligence
  • AIDI 1002 – Machine Learning Programming
  • AIDI 1003 – Machine Learning Frameworks
  • AIDI 1004 – Issues and Challenges in Artificial Intelligence
  • AIDI 1005 – Artificial Intelligence for Business Decision Making
  • BDAT 1000 – Data Manipulation Techniques

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