Artificial Intelligence (M.A.S.)

With the expanse of machine learning and big data, artificial intelligence is leading the way into the future. Be part of this journey! Earn your master’s degree in AI at Illinois Tech.

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Whether you are a recent graduate or career professional, keep up to date, deepen, and extend your knowledge of artificial intelligence while building your competitive edge in business, industry, or government. A Master of Artificial Intelligence from Illinois Tech will give you this rigorous and practical education in artificial Intelligence and its subfields of machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, natural language processing, probabilistic reasoning, and data analytics.

At Illinois Tech, master the theoretical concepts of AI and gain experience applying them through course and research projects analyzing financial data, medical images, social media, and more.   

At the forefront of technology and just minutes from downtown Chicago, Illinois Tech is ideally positioned to launch you into an exciting career in artificial intelligence. Join us!

Program Overview

Master the theoretical concepts and practical applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics. In Illinois Tech’s Master of Artificial Intelligence program, learn how you can make a positive impact with the knowledge of AI.

Career Opportunities

Artificial intelligence is being implemented in almost all fields of industry into everyday operations. Whether it is analyzing risk management in corporate finances, finding tumors in medical images, building an autonomous vehicle to explore other worlds, or designing a horrible supervillain for the next hot video game, AI is being used to solve problems in all corners of society.

  • Machine learning engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Research scientist
  • Research and development engineer
  • Business intelligence developer
  • Computer vision engineer

A full-time student whose bachelor’s degree is in computer science can complete the MAS-AI program in three semesters plus a summer course. A student without a bachelor's degree in computer science may require extra time in prerequisite undergraduate coursework.

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Applicants must have a bachelor's degree, although not necessarily in computer science or related field of study, with an overall GPA of 3.0/4.0.

GRE scores of a minimum of 305 are required.

For those without a bachelor's degree in computer science, prerequisite undergraduate coursework with grades of B or better in Accelerated Computer Science or Object-Oriented Programming I and II, and Introduction into Advanced Studies I and II, is required.

TOEFL/PTE/IELTS scores may be required for some applicants.

Featured Faculty

Mustafa Bilgic
Associate Professor of Computer Science Program Director, Master of Artificial Intelligence
Gady Agam
Associate Professor of Computer Science
CS Chair Arganom
Chair, Department of Computer Science Professor of Computer Science

Artificial intelligence is impacting individuals, societies, and economies. Discover it, learn it, improve it, and make it better and safer!

Associate Professor Mustafa Bilgiç, program director Master of Artificial Intelligence