Certificate Program in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

About

The Virginia Tech certificate program in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence is a 14-week program, organized as 4 sequential units. In each unit, you will take classes both in person and online. Classes are modular, and faculty led. Other experts from industry and academia assist the lead faculty member. On completion of requirements, you will obtain a Virginia Tech Certificate in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Curriculum

Modules

Topics

Data Management Models for Structured & Unstructured Data, Preparing Data for Analysis
Predictive Analytics Descriptive Statistics. Introduction to R, Distributions, Multiple & Logistic Regression
Machine Learning and AI Types of Learning, Artificial Neural Network & Deep Learning, Principal Components Analysis, Decision Trees, Support Vector Machines, Computer Vision, NLP, IOT

 

Python Python Crash Course, ML & Related Libraries – NumPy, Pandas, Matplotib, SciPy, Pytorch, TensorFlow, Sklearn
Classification and Clustering Clustering Methods, Multi-class Classification, Instant-based (e.g. kNN), Generative (e.g. Naive Bayes), Discriminitive (e.g. Tree-based methods)
Big Data Big Data & Distributed Databases, NOSQL Databases, Hadoop Family of Technologies, Apache Spark, Yarn
Application Examples of AI & ML in Practice, Sentiment Analysis, Data Visualization
Projects Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Capstone Project

Pedagogy

  • Blend of on campus and online instruction from US faculty
  • Guided by industry experts on capstone project

The delivery mode of the program facilitates working professionals as well as full-time students to enroll in the program without leaving their employment. Each unit will be covered using classroom lectures and online instruction.Students are expected to be on campus two days every week, which will be a weekend to cause minimum disruption at work

This will be supplemented by online classes, which will be held on scheduled weekends. Additionally, there will be recorded lectures on our learning management system which participants can access during their convenient timings. Our faculty are very familiar with this mode of instruction having successfully delivered similar programs for over 18 years.

Admission

All interested candidates are requested to apply by sending an email of the following documents to admissions@vtindia.res.in

  • Completed application form
  • Graduate degree certificate
  • Work experience letter
  • Consolidated mark sheet

Eligibility

  • This is a Certificate program in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
  • If you have an undergraduate degree plus a strong interest in pursuing a career in data science, this program is designed for you.
  • We encourage applicants from all corners of industry, including IT, finance, banking, insurance, consumer products, manufacturing, or marketing.
  • Preferred applicants will have a minimum of a year’s professional experience including some exposure to information technology

Selection Process

  • After we receive your completed application, an admissions committee will review it.
  • If selected, you will be asked to appear for an online or phone interview.
  • If needed, we may ask for reference letters and additional information.
  • A final decision by the committee will be made after the interview.
  • The selection process will consider your academic background, grades, standardized test scores, work experience, reference letters (if asked), interview results and other criteria as deemed necessary by the committee.

Program Fee

The fee for the program is INR 2,00,000 (Rupees 2 lakh) including all applicable taxes. The fee covers the following:

  • Admission fee (Non-refundable)

  • Tuition fee

The fees can also be paid in instalments. Those who want to go for EMI options, kindly contact us at admissions@vtindia.res.in

Sponsor your employee

We accept corporate sponsorship and can assist you with the process. Kindly write to us at admissions@vtindia.res.in

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Fill the application and send it to admissions@vtindia.res.in

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