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VetsinTech Online: Artificial Intelligence Academy

19 Dec 22 @ 7:30 AM - 10 Jul 23 @ 6:30 AM PST

In order to enroll and get started in the class, you must follow these steps!
Register with VetsinTech via this Eventbrite

VetsInTech is excited to invite you to participate in the VetsinTech Artificial Intelligence Academy. The program will give you access to free training and is designed to provide you with the skills you need to get ready for an in-demand career.

Registration Instructions:

  1. Register with this current Eventbrite for the VetsinTech Online: Artificial Intelligence Academy (Eventbrite Registration)
  2. Verify your Eligibility status with ID.me at the following link: https://vetsintech.co/idme
  3. Read and follow the Registration Confirmation email from Eventbrite for the next steps under additional information.
  4. Finish application for Artificial Intelligence Academy – Official Application HERE

*Once deemed eligible to participate in the program, you’ll receive a detailed welcome email with the next steps to continue the application process for the NCSU AIAcademy

Now is the time to take the next big step in your professional career! Make sure your current employer is willing to allow you to participate in the program prior to applying. After VetsinTech verifies your eligibility the link for the online AI Academy application will be shared.

You will need to upload an updated resume and will also need to enter information about your current industry certifications (if this applies to you) and any computer science or IT coursework you have completed in the past. Make sure you have this information readily available when you apply.

Once you have applied we will provide you with monthly updates in regard to your application status.

The Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA) is a training program designed to prepare individuals
with backgrounds in computer science and/or IT to enter careers in AI, including data science
and machine learning roles.

The AI Academy is offered in a fully live and virtual format. There are two certificate programs
that comprise the AI Academy: Data Scientist and Artificial Intelligence Associate. There are a
total of two courses for each certificate program and each course is 10-weeks long.

– Data Scientist certificate program – prepares you to do work in data science, includes
courses Computer Programming with Python and Data Mining.

– Artificial Intelligence Associate certificate program – prepares you to do work in
machine learning and more advanced AI tasks, includes courses Introduction to Artificial
Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Each course is 10 weeks long and are offered sequentially, one at a time. While in the course,
the participant will have two hours, two days per week that are live WORKSHOPS delivered
using ZOOM and offered in the evening hours – beginning at either 6 p.m. or 8:15 EST. In the
live working session facilitated by AI Assistant Instructors, you will work on real industry
problems from our partners and have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and build
deeper conceptual understandings and skills.

Prior to attending the live WORKSHOPS, participants will complete SEMINAR work
independently. This will include viewing videos from NCSU professors focused on the AI
content, concepts, and skills.
While you are participating in the program, it is expected that you work with a mentor, either
assigned by your employer, or, if not available, we will provide you with group mentoring
through an industry program partner.

We are enrolling now for Cohort Six that will begin July 10, 2023. The full course schedule is
available on our website at https://ai-academy.ncsu.edu/program-specifics/
The application process is two-steps. First, there is an application to be completed and the link
is below. Once the application is complete, each potential participant must complete the AIA

Readiness Assessment (a link will be emailed to you to access the assessment). This assessment
will determine if you have the necessary prerequisite knowledge of programming in Python. If
you do not attain a score of proficient – we offer a self-paced, online course Foundations of AI
that you must complete prior to starting the full program. You will receive an email to inform
you of the outcome of your AIA Readiness Assessment.
If you have questions about or are interested in learning more about the AI Academy, please

contact the Executive Director, Dr. Carla C. Johnson directly at carlacjohnson@ncsu.edu


July 10, 2023 to September 15, 2023 (No class September 4th)

Course #1: Computer Programming with Python

Lead Instructor: James Robinson, NC State

October 2, 2023 to December 15, 2023 (No class the week of November 20th)

Course #2: Data Mining

Lead Instructor: Dr. Thomas Price, NC State

January 8, 2024 to March 15, 2024 (No class on January 15th)

Course #3: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Lead Instructor: Dr. Collin Lynch, NC State

April 8, 2024 to June 21, 2024 (No class the week of May 27th)

Course #4: Machine Learning

Lead Instructor: Dr. Min Chi, NC State


19 Dec 22 @ 7:30 AM PST
10 Jul @ 6:30 AM PST
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