Artificial Intelligence MicroMasters® Programme


Gain expertise in one of the most fascinating and fastest growing areas of computer science through an innovative online programme that covers fascinating and compelling topics in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications.

This MicroMasters® Programme from Columbia University will give you a rigorous, advanced, professional and graduate-level foundation in Artificial Intelligence. The programme represents 25% of the coursework toward a Masters degree in Computer Science at Columbia.

The Artificial Intelligence MicroMasters® Programme from Columbia University includes the following courses:

Artificial Intelligence Fundamentals (AI)
Learn the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and apply them. Design intelligent agents to solve real-world problems including, search, games, machine learning, logic, and constraint satisfaction problems.
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Machine Learning
Master the essentials of machine learning and algorithms to help improve learning from data without human intervention.
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Learn the core techniques for representing robots that perform physical tasks in the real world.
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Animation and CGI Motion
Learn the science behind movie animation from the Director of Columbia’s Computer Graphics Group.
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  • Fee
  • Institution
  • Programme Duration
    12 Weeks / Course
  • Class Starts on
    10 February 2020
  • Estimated Effort
    8-10 Hours / Week / Course
  • Courses
    4 courses
Start Dates
  • Solid understanding of the guiding principles of AI.
  • Apply concepts of machine learning to real-life problems and applications.
  • Design and harness the power of Neural Networks.
  • Broad applications of AI in fields of robotics, vision and physical simulation.

Upon successful completion of PearsonX and edX® requirements, participants will earn the following certificates:

  • MicroMasters®
  • Though Artificial Intelligence is one of the fastest-growing areas for high-tech professionals, there are too few qualified engineers, according to a recent Kiplinger report.
  • Robotics and artificial intelligence will impact wide segments of daily life by 2025, with huge implications for a range of industries such as healthcare, transport and logistics, customer service, and home maintenance (Pew Internet).
  • The need for AI specialists exists in just about every field as companies seek to give computers the ability to think, learn, and adapt (IEEE).
  • Exciting and rewarding career opportunities as a Machine Learning Software Engineer, Deep Learning Specialist, Data Scientist, Automation Engineer, 3D Artist, Computer Vision Engineer, and many more!

Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi

Department of Computer Science at Columbia University

Eitan Grinspun

Department of Computer Science at Columbia University

John W. Paisley

Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University

Matei Ciocarlie

Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University