Harness the Power of AI

University of Denver AI Boot Camp | Part Time

  • Learn how to leverage AI: Learn how to leverage AI and machine learning to automate, solve problems, and drive results. No coding experience required.
  • Showcase AI skills to employers: Build a portfolio through challenges and team-based projects. Gain access to a network of 250+ employers
  • Explore funding options: Find payment plans and other financial resources to meet your needs.
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Date:
February 12, 2024
Time to
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24 Weeks,
part-time
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Classes:
9 hours
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AI’s Been Here. Now Learn Where It’s Going.

We’ll support you every step of the way

Whether you’re just starting out with AI or you’ve dabbled with AI applications, we can help you tap into its full potential. The boot camp serves as an introduction for those just entering tech and builds on that foundation with specialized AI skills for those looking to upskill and set themselves and their resumes apart. Upon completion, you will be able to lead AI conversations — and initiatives — to bring about key results for your organization.

As you prepare to start, switch, or upgrade your career, we will support your learning journey with unparalleled services and resources.

  • Get 24/7 on-demand learning assistance via text or video chat.
  • Work one-on-one with a tutor if you get stuck on any problems or assignments.
  • Connect with a powerful network of engaged instructors, TAs, peers, and former students.
  • Meet one-on-one with a career coach and tap into our network of 250+ employers.
  • Build a portfolio as proof of your new skills in AI.

No previous programming skills are required to apply. However, it is recommended that applicants hold a bachelor’s degree or two years of work experience in business, finance, statistics, management, or a related field.

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Develop the AI skills employers are seeking

AI applications rely on human intelligence. To take advantage of all things AI, employers will need professionals who understand AI applications and can leverage them to drive results. According to a McKinsey report, 39% of businesses reported hiring software engineers, and 35% hired data engineers for AI-related positions in 2022.1

The University of Denver AI Boot Camp will prepare you to leverage AI and machine learning to solve business problems and to discuss the latest innovations in AI with key stakeholders.

1The State of AI in 2022 — and a Half Decade in Review. (2022). Quantum Black AI by McKinsey. Retrieved June 8, 2023.

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Further Your Career

Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you learn in your program to advance your career by assisting you in developing a strong portfolio, a polished resume, and sharp interview skills. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.

A Curriculum That’s Current: Learn Where AI is Now

Our rigorous AI boot camp curriculum reflects the latest in an ever-changing field. You will learn everything from “What is AI?” to machine learning optimization to emerging topics and developments that point to where AI is headed. This boot camp is delivered through high-quality coursework and live, online classes led by instructors who are fully vetted by the university. That means you can ask questions in real time, engage in discussion with fellow classmates, and feel supported as you learn something entirely new.

Our instructors are chosen for not only their experience in the field, but also their ability to successfully communicate complex AI concepts in an online environment. Before and after class, instructors hold office hours where you can check in, ask questions, and problem solve on assignments.

In this first section, you will learn fundamental skills to source, prepare, and analyze data for machine learning models and AI applications. Building on these skills, you will learn to make predictive models to use for forecasting time series data.

Portfolio Project: This section will culminate in a project where you will prepare data and forecast predictions. You will leverage skills learned in this first section such as programming, data preparation, visualization, and forecasting.

The second section takes your programming and data skills to the next level through machine learning, both supervised and unsupervised, evaluating models for optimal performance and understanding the legal and ethical considerations of using artificial intelligence.

Portfolio Project: This section concludes in a project where you will train machine learning models, optimize the models and evaluate model performance in order to choose the best model for your application.

The final section of the course will explore cutting-edge AI topics such as neural networks, deep learning, natural language processing, transformers, and emerging topics in AI.

Portfolio Project: The final section of the course consists of a capstone project that utilizes skills and knowledge from across the course. Learners are encouraged to explore advanced techniques utilizing neural networks and transformers.

Now You’re Ready
By the time you complete the boot camp, you will have gained in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of AI-focused projects, and earned a valuable non-credit Certificate of Completion from the University of Denver’s University College.
Learn on Your Schedule
This part-time program is designed for working adults, students, and busy professionals. It combines flexible online content with live virtual classes held outside of business hours.
Time to complete 24 weeks
Live classes 9 hrs/week
Homework & projects 20+ hrs/week
Class time 3 weekday evenings
(3 hrs/class)
Invest in Your Career. Explore Financial Options. Part-time AI boot camp fee: $11,245
Pilot Discount: Enroll in the inaugural cohort of the boot camp and get $1,000 off your tuition cost.
Early Registration
Enroll by the early registration deadline and get $500 off your tuition cost when paid in full.
Interest-Free Payment Plan
Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments with no interest.
Workforce Funding
Workforce development assistance may be available through federal, state, and local offices.
Climb Credit
Helps students to find and fund career training programs.
Alumni Discount
University of Denver alumni are eligible for a $1,000 discount
AmeriCorps
The program is eligible to use your AmeriCorps award.
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College/529 Plan
Use an eligible college prepaid or 529 plan.

edX Boot Camps does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.

A Powerful Educational Partnership

About the University of Denver

Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is one of the country’s premier private universities. University College is the University of Denver’s college of professional and continuing studies — one of 10 nationally acclaimed graduate schools and colleges at the University of Denver — and offers career-relevant degree and certificate programs for busy, working adults. The Center for Professional Development provides modern continuing education programs taught by experts across a range of disciplines.

This program is offered by the University of Denver’s University College in partnership with edX.


About edX


edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.
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