Certificate Program

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence(ML&AI)

Kickstart your career in Artificial Intelligence and Master the fundamentals of Machine Learning and AI


This Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Certificate (MLAI) will equip you with the best practices and actionable knowledge needed to put you and your organization at the forefront of the AI revolution.

Why Should I Learn Machine Learning and AI

  • This will help you learn essential concepts and skills needed to develop effective AI systems
  • It will also help you to understand the challenges posed by AI in the workplace
  • Your hands-on project (s) will allow you to apply cutting-edge, industry-relevant knowledge in machine learning and AI that you can bring on to your organization
  • In the recent LinkedIn’s Emerging Report 2020, AI experts stood as one of the fastest-growing job careers in AI and the demand for AI professionals grew by 74% annually in the last five years.
  • Individuals with a Machine Learning and AI (MLAI) Certificate earn an average of $120, 000 a year!


Cost: Each level costs $1,950 and the total costs for the three levels is $5,850

Total Required:

Level 1

  • Python – Overview
  • Scrubbing/sorting/cleaning data 
  • Exploratory Data Analysis  basic concepts
  • Basic Machine Learning
  • Neural Networks (MLP)
  • Capstone project/signature assignment       

Level 2

  • Advanced Algorithms ML and Ai
  • CNN – Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Computer Vision Application
  • Capstone project/signature assignment         

Level 3

  • RNN – Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Security using ML and AI
  • Project-based real-world problem solving

Duration: A full-time student can complete the certificate in 8-24 months.

Nutan Bhat


Nutan is a full-time member and core faculty of Business faculty at ITU. She primarily teaches SAP courses and is responsible for building the ERP/SAP University Alliance Program on campus. She is also a contributor to ITU Business Department’s ACBSP Accreditation and assessment efforts.

She brings to each class she teaches over 10 years of corporate experience in industries such as Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Communications, and others), Food Manufacturing, and Retailing, and others. Her career has spanned several functional SAP modules such as Finance and Controlling, Materials Management, Fulfillment, Enterprise Asset Systems, Business Warehousing, and Business Intelligence Reporting. She has been consistently awarded for “Making Things Happen” and “Rethinking Business Processes”. Her skills profile and core competencies include Financial & Managerial Accounting, Financial Planning, Reporting, and Analysis, Regulatory Compliance, Consolidation, Audit Liaison, Contract Reviews, and IFRS/GAAP Consulting. Her classes integrate her professional experiences, latest SAP technologies as well as academic rigor to prepare students for a future in the corporate world. Students have found her courses of immense value in their careers and routinely bring real-world industry questions to the classroom for discussions and case study analyses.

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading, dancing, and music and also an active Area Director with Toastmasters International.


Python – Overview (10 hrs)
Scrubbing/sorting/cleaning data (5 hrs)
Exploratory Data Analysis basic concepts (5 hrs)
Basic Machine Learning (10 hrs)
Neural Networks (MLP) (5 hrs)
Capstone project/signature assignment (5 hrs)
Advanced Algorithms ML and Ai (15 hrs)
CNN – Convolutional Neural Networks (10 hrs)
Computer Vision Application (15 hrs)
RNN – Recurrent Neural Networks (10 hrs)
Natural Language Processing (15 hrs)
Security using ML and AI (10 hrs)
Project-based real-world problem solving (20 hrs)


Step 1: Take Courses

Machine Learning and AI Certificate Program is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the AI and Machine Learning Certificate Program.

Step 2: Hands-on Project

Every course includes a hands-on project. You’ll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the course and earn your certificate.

Step 3: Earn a Machine Learning and AI Certificate

When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you’ll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.

Department Chair

Dr. Frank Aguilera

Dr. Frank Aguilera is a senior engineer at NASA. His 40 plus year career has included positions in private industry and the Department of Defense. His varied assignments have been as a researcher for technology developments and as manager of various state-of-the-art technologies and aircraft developments.

Early in his career, he worked in wind tunnel and flight test experiments of various advanced aircraft. In his mid-career, he conducted operational testing of GPS receivers during initial constellation deployment. And he managed the development of an experimental aircraft. Most recently he has been involved in drone developments and associated autonomy research. One of his responsibilities at NASA includes overseeing aircraft airworthiness and flight safety.

Dr. Aguilera has been teaching at ITU for several years in both the DBA and MBA programs. Dr. Aguilera is a member of the following professional associations, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).


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