Leading the way with AI: How Durham College can prepare you for the future

Category: Programs & Academics

As we move towards a more digitalized world, the demand for professionals with expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) is changing at an incredible pace. At Durham College (DC), we recognize the importance of preparing you for the future by providing you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed. Below are a few ways DC is leading the way with exciting AI opportunities and programs to help take your education and career to the next level.

  • The AI Hub

    DC’s Hub for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence for Business Solutions (the AI Hub) provides you an opportunity to work on real-world projects and gain valuable industry experience in the field of AI.

    The AI Hub is one of six applied research centres at DC and is located inside the new Centre for Innovation and Research. The state-of-the-art facility offers industry partners access to technical expertise, cutting-edge platforms and a pool of student talent, to uncover business insights and growth solutions. As a result of this collaborative work, you will also benefit from mentorship and networking opportunities with industry professionals.

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AI programs designed to prepare you for a rewarding career

  • Honours Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence

    Developed in response to the impact of AI on global business processes, this degree program will prepare you with the skills, tools and techniques required to design AI solutions. A comprehensive mix of courses, that not only focus on technical theory but also on topics including legal, social and corporate responsibility, as well as a field placement and capstone project, will teach you project management, as well as critical and analytical thinking.

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  • Artificial Intelligence Analysis, Design and Implementation Graduate Certificate

    This program – the first and only graduate certificate of its kind in Canada – will prepare you to leverage AI by using data-driven intelligence and solving complex enterprise problems with state-of-the-art solutions. You will also benefit from experiential learning, including access to the college’s AI Hub, completion of two diverse capstone projects and an optional work term. You will be prepared to enter this high-growth field, which currently sees the Greater Toronto Area as home to the highest per-capita concentration of AI companies in the world.

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  • Cybersecurity Governance For AI, Machine Learning and Emergent Technologies (Micro-credential)

    This online, non-technical cybersecurity governance course is aimed at working professionals who are managing or working with AI and Machine Learning systems. This course focuses on regulations, frameworks and case studies pertaining to AI and Machine Learning, preparing you with the value-added skills required to set yourself apart from others in your industry.

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Why choose Durham College for your education in AI?

DC is committed to staying ahead of the curve in today’s ever-changing digital landscape. No matter what stage of your educational journey or career, we provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose DC for your education in AI:

  • Hands-on experience: Our innovative and in-demand programs provide you with hands-on experience in AI research and innovation.
  • Industry connections: Our partnerships with leading companies in the AI industry provide you with valuable industry connections.
  • Expert faculty: Our expert faculty have years of experience in the AI industry to provide you with the best possible education.
  • State-of-the-art facilities: Our facilities are equipped with the latest technology and software, providing you with access to cutting-edge tools and resources.
  • Career opportunities: Our AI programs prepare students for careers in the AI industry, which is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world.

To learn more, please book a one-on-one virtual appointment with us today.