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Autonomous Vehicles

 Graduate-Level Certificate

 Fully Online

Build the Next Era of Transportation 

Fully Online Graduate-Level Certificate Program

Smart and driverless cars are revolutionizing the automotive industry. Our fully online Advanced Studies in Autonomous Vehicle Research (ASAV) certificate will position you to be a part of that revolution. In this graduate-level program you will build the skills to become a leader in an emerging billion-dollar industry and help launch the next era of transportation as an autonomous vehicle engineer.

Utilizing innovative tools such as AWS DeepRacer, CARLA simulator, and Openpilot, you will become an expert in using artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance driver assistance technologies, like Waymo and Autopilot. This program is the perfect way for those already in the automotive industry to accelerate and future-proof their career.

Complete your certificate in three semesters, fully online. 

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Program Details

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Set Yourself Apart

Your ASAV certificate will develop your skill set across the full stack of autonomous vehicle tech, including machine learning, image recognition, object detection, navigation and traffic planning. These are the skills that will give you an edge in this emerging industry.

Ferris State University is renowned for its hands-on approach to learning and the ASAV program continues that tradition. You will work side-by-side with our industry-expert faculty members on hands-on projects that translate directly to real-world applications. These are the in-demand skills and hands-on experiences that top employers like Ford, Mercedes, Google, and Tesla are looking for right now.  

Center for Virtual Learning

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We will be moving to the brand new Center for Virtual Learning (CVL) for the Fall 2023 semester. With next-gen classrooms and labs, an advanced Cyber Competition Center, and cutting-edge esports arena, the CVL will put you at the center of a new era of education.

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