Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Artificial Intelligence Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

This certificate focuses on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) tools for different purposes, including machine vision (e.g., robotics), machine learning for big data, data analytics, the internet of things, and information retrieval, in which data may include web-based medical text and cultural heritage documents. These courses will take advantage of USD’s high-performance computing capacity. The AI certificate is beneficial for people in various domains, including data analytics with machine learning models, computational chemistry, physics, business/finance and health sciences.  Learn more at

DELIVERY: On campus | Online

Application Requirements

  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Admission test scores*
  6. Statement of purpose
  7. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. For specific program requirements and submission deadline, visit:

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization


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