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Artificial Intelligence and Data Science – Loyalist College in TorontoNEW

Available as a two-year program

Prepare for a career in the exciting and innovative field of artificial intelligence (AI). Graduates of this two-year post-graduate program will be equipped with the knowledge and specialized skills in AI and data science needed to design and build data-driven systems for decision-making in the private and public sectors. As a graduate of Loyalist's full-time Artificial Intelligence and Data Science post-graduate program, you will be equipped with the knowledge to write certification exams with Microsoft (Power BI), Tableau and IBM Watson Analytics.

This program will be delivered remotely for Winter 2021.

  • Credential
    • Two-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • Start Date

    September, January and May entry

Find your career

AI and data science professionals find careers working in a range of sectors, including consulting firms, financial services, government and authority, international organizations/non-profits, technology, and research.

Develop essential skills in the following:

  • Statistical modeling and inference
  • Machine learning
  • Data visualization
  • Data warehousing
  • Business intelligence
  • Computer vision
  • Python
  • Mathematics for data science

Experiential learning, including a co-op work term

Through training in predictive, descriptive and prescriptive analytics, gain the knowledge needed to design and build decision-making systems based on AI and data science. Get hands-on skills in the following:

  • Learn how to collect, manipulate and mine data sets to meet organizational need.
  • Acquire skills for designing and applying process-specific data models, as well as for developing software applications to manipulate data sets, correlate information and produce reports.
  • Gain experience identifying and assessing data analytics, business strategies and workflows to respond to new opportunities or provide project solutions.
  • Develop skills in data analytics, business intelligence tools and research to support evidence-based decision-making.
  • Practise developing AI models and agents that use enterprise data to identify patterns, provide insights, recommend actions or perform tasks autonomously, on behalf of stakeholders.
  • A co-op work term in semester four provides an opportunity to gain first-hand workplace experience.

Co-ops in work terms are valuable work-integrated learning experiences in which students demonstrate outcomes from previous semesters in Canadian industry settings. In addition to building skills and identifying career contacts, co-ops in work terms add industry-relevant experience to students’ résumés. The co-op job market is competitive, and students will be expected to participate actively in their job searches. Students will be supported with information and skills to attain co-ops.

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