Regents approve Iowa State University graduate program in artificial intelligence
BPC Staff Jun 3, 2021 | 8:32 pm
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Beginning in fall 2021, Iowa State University will offer a two-year Master of Science degree program in artificial intelligence, the first AI graduate program in the state, ISU announced today. The state Board of Regents approved ISU’s program this week. The program will be administered through the computer science department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The curriculum will have core classes in basic AI and machine-learning techniques; knowledge representation and reasoning; search and planning; computer vision and perception; natural language processing; and robotics. “There is great demand for artificial intelligence experts today, both in Iowa and nationally, and the job market is growing quickly,” Beate Schmittmann, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, said in the announcement. “By offering this innovative graduate program, Iowa State University recognizes the extraordinary need for AI scientists and professionals, and LAS is well prepared to offer an exemplary program through our excellent computer science department.” Information about enrolling in Iowa State’s AI graduate program will be available online.