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Kick Off Your Machine Learning Career with Udacity’s Free Introduction to Machine Learning Using Microsoft Azure Course

In line with our mission to train the world’s workforce in the careers of the future, we are thrilled to announce a free course in partnership with Microsoft to help professionals get their tech career started in the field of machine learning.

The free course — Introduction to Machine Learning using Microsoft Azure — allows you to learn the in-demand skills required to get a machine learning job.

A Free Course to Kickstart Your Machine Learning Career

The two-month-long free course — Introduction to Machine Learning using Microsoft Azureis focused on teaching you the fundamentals of machine learning and is an ideal stepping stone for anyone interested in this field. The students will have indefinite access to the course content with limited period access to Spektra Labs. 

This interactive course provides a deep dive into the world of machine learning by providing hands-on experience with training models and laying a  foundation for both supervised (classification and regression) and unsupervised (clustering) approaches. 

A unique feature of this course is Azure Labs, in which students work with live Azure environments directly within the Udacity classroom — resulting in  enhanced learning and a superior student experience.

You will also learn how to perform a variety of tasks on Azure Machine Learning labs — from data import, transformation and management to training, validating and evaluating models. 

Students will then build on these foundations with more advanced techniques like ensemble learning and deep learning. The introductory course is ideal for individuals who work in a tech role but want to grow their machine learning skills. 

What Makes Machine Learning an Attractive Career Option?

I was hoping to learn how Machine Learning models were created using the Microsoft Azure platform. Through this foundation course, not only did I learn about models but I also learned the end-to-end life cycle of a machine learning model using Azure services,” said April Dickson about the Introduction to Machine Learning using Microsoft Azure course.

“I am still fascinated by how far virtual and cloud computing has come in the last five years alone,” she added.

According to, a machine learning engineer  earns an average salary of $151,685 in the United States. In fact, it is one of the top 10 most in-demand AI related jobs

The salary satisfaction is also high for this field. As many as 61% of machine learning engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

The Introduction to Machine Learning with Microsoft Azure course can get your career started in this high paying field. This field is emerging fast and is expected to transform every industry. It, thus, becomes crucial to upgrade your skill set in these in-demand job field. 

Get Started Now with Machine Learning on Azure 

If you’re interested in becoming an Azure machine learning engineer and learning from experts at the forefront of the field, you can enroll for this free course: Introduction to Machine Learning using Microsoft Azure

Hurry as we are offering limited period access to Spektra labs!

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Ritika Pradhan
Ritika Pradhan
Ritika is the Content Manager at Udacity and is passionate about bringing inspirational student stories to light. When not talking to the amazing Udacity students, she can be found reading an article or watching a video on the internet.