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Certificate in Artificial Intelligence

What do you know about AI?

Artificial intelligence is part of our lives—the devices we use, the homes we live in, the places we work and play. Whether we’re online to shop, or apply for a job … getting something delivered, or getting directions on our phones … AI is involved almost every step of the way.

More and more jobs demand an understanding of this process. Even if you don’t envision working in AI, you’re likely to use algorithms or results produced by artificial intelligence in a variety of careers.

Earn a Certificate in AI

You can earn your Certificate in AI from Indiana University through our school, located at its Indianapolis campus. Earn your 16-hour certificate in three semesters – either on campus or completely online.

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Is this certificate a good fit for me?

Our Certificate in AI is a great option if you:

  • Want to earn a standalone certificate to increase your job prospects without taking classes on campus or earning a degree.
  • Are enrolled in another school on campus but want to add knowledge of AI to your skill set and apply credits toward your degree.
  • Are curious to explore whether AI is right for you while keeping your options open.


AI is increasing in sectors from health care, research and marketing to manufacturing, transportation, and more. Acquiring AI knowledge and skills prepares you for what’s to come and is a valuable asset to employers.

Students who earn this certificate can work as:

  • Artificial intelligence specialist
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Cloud engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Machine learning engineer

What this certificate offers you

The Indiana University Certificate in AI through our school in Indianapolis is:

  • Versatile & economical – You can apply every credit from your certificate toward later earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Artificial Intelligence
  • Available 100% online – Fit the coursework into your busy schedule by taking all your classes virtually.
  • Customizable – If you’re earning a degree at IUPUI, your school will show you how to earn your Certificate in AI to minimize the number of courses outside your major plan of study.
  • Open to those without a computing background – Students in non-computing majors, such as liberal arts, can earn the Certificate in AI without taking additional prerequisites.

What to expect

You can complete the certificate in three semesters, online or on campus. You’ll take five courses to earn your 16-hour certificate:

  • AIE/AII/AIS 10000 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence – 3 credit hours
  • AIE/AII/AIS 20000 Introduction to Data Science – 3 credit hours
  • AIE/AII/AIS 30000 Collaborative Human-AI Systems What to expect – 3 credit hours

Professional certification

Two of the AI elective courses you can select for this certificate allow you to earn additional professional/industry certifications:

INFO-I 220 Software Bots for Cognitive Automation:

  • Rasa Ai Assistant Developer Level-1
  • AI Conversational VideoBot Developer-L1

INFO-I 319 Cognitive Automation and Bots Development:

  • Rasa Advanced AI Assistant Developer

Getting started

You can earn this as a stand-alone certificate or as part of an undergraduate degree. To get started, you’ll need to be admitted to IUPUI as an undergraduate student.

Current IUPUI students

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