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Artificial Intelligence and Data Science NEW

Available as a one-year program

This program will prepare students with the in-demand knowledge and skills required to design and build data-driven systems for decision making in the private or public sectors upon graduation. Students will learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science through training in predictive, descriptive, and prescriptive analytics. Graduates will be equipped with relevant skills that can be applied to a range of industries, which increasingly use these cutting-edge technologies.
  • Credential
    • One-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • Start Date

    September 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. Graduates could find themselves working as:

  • information systems analysts and consultants
  • database analysts
  • data administrators
  • software engineers and designers

Individuals may be employed to work independently or as a member of a team to analyze, design, enhance, and maintain AI systems in various positions in a variety of sectors including, but not limited to:

  • Consulting Firms
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance, real estate, and leasing services
  • Government and Authorities
  • International Organizations/Non-Profits
  • Technology, telecommunications, information, and culture services
  • Research and Academic Institutions
  • Computer systems design and related services

Is it for you?

Successful students in this program have an interest in cyber security, machine learning, new technological or data science and have the below characteristics:

  • Innovative
  • Inquisitive
  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Detail-oriented
  • Critical reasoning
  • Statistical thinker

Experiential learning

With this hands-on program, gain the knowledge and skills needed to support an organizations’ AI and Data needs:

  • Develop the skills required to collect, manipulate and mine data sets
  • Analyze, design, and implement AI systems through the application of systematic approaches and methodologies to meet organizational needs
  • Recommend different systems architectures and data storage technologies to support data analytics
  • Design and apply data models that meet the needs of a specific operational/business process
  • Develop software applications to manipulate data sets, correlate information and produce reports
  • Design and present data visualizations to communicate information, analysis, reports, and make recommendations in a variety of formats for various audiences and stakeholders as required to meet operational/business or project objectives
  • Apply data analytics, business intelligence tools and research to support evidence-based decision making
  • Identify and assess data analytics business strategies and workflows to respond to new opportunities or provide project solutions
  • Implement data solutions in compliance with corporate policies, ethical standards, and industry regulations
  • Develop AI models and agents that use enterprise data to identify patterns, provide insights, recommend actions or perform tasks autonomously on behalf of stakeholders

Flexible learning

Graduates from this program could also earn credits if they chose to further their studies in a related field.

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