Artificial Intelligence Degrees

AI’s growth is opening career opportunities across many sectors

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Fall Term

Sept. 6, 2022

Spring 2023

Jan. 10, 2023

Summer 2023

May 9, 2023

Next Semester application Deadline

Aug. 1, 2022


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M.S. in Applied Artificial Intelligence
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Industry Overview

Artificial Intelligence

The future looks extraordinarily bright for artificial intelligence, a fast-growing field that is revolutionizing such essential sectors as finance, health care, and national defense. The AI job market is booming for artificial intelligence engineers, data scientists, and programmers, as well as many other AI-related jobs. Talented professionals with experience and a master’s in AI are strong contenders for a wide range of six-figure positions across many industries.

According to Datamation, the average salary for an artificial intelligence programmer is between $100,000 and $150,000. AI engineers, on the other hand, earn an average of $171,715 with the top earners making more than $250,000. Datamation explains that these high salaries are due to a rare combination of skills and the need for advanced artificial intelligence degrees.



Average salary for artificial intelligence engineer (ZipRecruiter)


Number of artificial intelligence engineer job listings in a recent LinkedIn search

$190.6 billion

Projected market value of global AI market by 2025 (Semrush)

Success Stories

The mission of our program is to offer a robust, state-of-the-art online learning experience that enables students to master the technical skills, practical expertise, and soft skills necessary for developing and deploying ethical and socially responsible intelligent systems that autonomously solve challenging engineering, science, healthcare, and business problems in data-rich domains. Graduates will be successful in technical positions in a variety of industries, and will also be well-positioned for management and entrepreneurial projects in AI.


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