Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

Artificial Intelligence Graduate Certificate

College of Engineering  
Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Certificate Contacts, Deadlines, and Delivery Information  
Office of Graduate Certificates Website 
Graduate Certificates    

This is a self-supporting program.  Information on tuition and fees can be found here.

Please note: With the exception of the Department of Children and Family (DCF) waivers, all other waivers (including State of Florida and USF employee) are not accepted for Self-Funded/Self-Supporting or Market Rate Tuition program courses. For additional information, visit: USF Tuition Waiver.


The Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence is for individuals with good computer programming knowledge and some statistics and who desire to learn about artificial intelligence. This certificate will cover both theory and practice of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enable one to use AI approaches to solve problems effectively.  There is a focus on machine and deep learning approaches to develop problem solutions quickly.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 
Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency     
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements     
  3. Application Process 

Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

This Certificate requires completion of four (4) courses for a total of 12 semester hours. The student must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each class for it to be applied toward the Certificate. Students pursuing a graduate certificate will be required to meet the same academic requirements as those defined for degree-seeking students to remain in “good academic standing.”

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.