Completion of short courses provided on EDGE can be be applied towards a Micro-credential (3 courses) or a credential (6 courses) from UF’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE).

The AI Micro-credential is composed of courses that are divided into two categories: Foundation Courses and Focus Areas.

Foundation courses provide the basic knowledge of AI while focus areas strengthen your knowledge of AI in a specified area.

Each package has different course options to suit your needs: 1-hour 4-hour 15-hour

Learners who complete a set of three 15-hour courses earn an Artificial Intelligence Micro-Credential from the University of Florida.


I. AI Foundation courses include:

  1. Ethics of AI (15 hours) &
  2. Fundamentals of AI OR Fundamentals of AI for STEM Learners (choose 1)

Each of the two options in #2 above is comprised of 3 coures that are 1, 4 and 15 hours long.)


II. Focus Areas include: (choose 1):

   A. Agricultural & Life Sciences (from the college of IFAS CALS)

   B. Applied Data Sciences (from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences)

   C. Business (from the Warrington College of Business)

   D. Engineering (from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering)


Other Micro-credentials offered via UF EDGE:

Managing Engineering Systems During Crisis
Engineering: New Product Development
Managing Diverse Teams
Engineering Finance
Engineering Project Management
Engineering Procurement, Bidding, and Sales
Product, Project, and Production Management


Credentials offered:

Engineering Projects: Conception to Completion
Engineering Management
Engineering Operations