Harness the Power of AI

UTSA AI Boot Camp | Part Time

  • Lead the way in all things AI: Learn how to leverage AI and machine learning to automate, solve problems and drive results. No previous programming experience required.
  • Showcase your new skills to employers: Flex your newfound AI skills and build a portfolio through nine challenges and three team-based projects.
  • Make connections that open doors: Gain access to a network of 250+ employers looking to hire.
  • Explore funding options: Find payment plans and other financial resources to meet your needs.

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Date:

April 29, 2024

Time to
Complete:

24 weeks,
part time

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Classes:

9 hours
per week

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AI’s Been Here. Now Learn Where It’s Going.

We’ll support you every step of the way

Whether you’re just starting out with AI or you’ve dabbled with AI applications, we can help you tap into its full potential. The boot camp serves as an introduction for those just entering tech and builds on that foundation with specialized AI skills for those looking to upskill and set themselves and their resumes apart. Upon completion, you will be able to lead AI conversations — and initiatives — to bring about key results for your organization.

As you prepare to start, switch or upgrade your career, we will support your learning journey with unparalleled services and resources.

  • Get 24/7 on-demand learning assistance via text or video chat.
  • Work one-on-one with a tutor if you get stuck on any problems or assignments.
  • Connect with a powerful network of engaged instructors, TAs, peers and alumni.
  • Meet one-on-one with a career coach and tap into our network of 250+ employers.
  • Build a portfolio as proof of your new skills in AI.

No previous programming skills are required to apply. However, it is recommended that applicants hold a bachelor’s degree and/or two years of work experience in business, finance, statistics, management or a related field.

Develop the AI Skills Employers Are Seeking

AI applications rely on human intelligence. To take advantage of all things AI, employers will need professionals who understand AI applications and can leverage them to drive results. According to a McKinsey report, 39% of businesses reported hiring software engineers and 35% hired data engineers for AI-related positions in 2022.1

The UTSA AI Boot Camp will prepare you to leverage AI and machine learning to solve business problems and to discuss the latest innovations in AI with key stakeholders.

1The State of AI in 2022 — and a Half Decade in Review. (2022). McKinsey. Retrieved June 8, 2023.

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Further Your Career

Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you learn in your program to advance your career by assisting you in developing a strong portfolio, a polished resume and sharp interview skills. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.

A Curriculum That’s Current: Learn Where AI Is Now

Our rigorous AI boot camp curriculum reflects the latest in an ever-changing field. You will learn everything from “What is AI?” to machine learning optimization to emerging topics and developments that point to where AI is headed. Classes are delivered through high-quality coursework and live, online classes led by instructors who are fully vetted by the university. That means you can ask questions in real time, engage in discussion with fellow classmates and feel supported as you learn something entirely new.

All instructors are assessed for not only their experience in the field, but also their ability to successfully communicate complex AI concepts in an online environment. After class, instructors hold office hours where you can check in, ask questions and problem solve on assignments.

In this first section, you will learn fundamental skills to source, prepare and analyze data for machine learning models and AI applications. Building on these skills, you will learn to make predictive models to use for forecasting time series data.

Portfolio Project: This section will culminate in a project where you will prepare data and forecast predictions. You will leverage skills learned in this first section such as programming, data preparation, visualization and forecasting.

The second section takes your programming and data skills to the next level through learning machine learning, using supervised and unsupervised learning, evaluating models for optimal performance and understanding the legal and ethical considerations of using Artificial Intelligence.

Portfolio Project: This section concludes in a project where you will train machine learning models, optimize the models and evaluate model performance in order to choose the best model for your application.

The final section of the course will explore cutting-edge AI topics such as neural networks, deep learning, natural language processing, transformers and emerging topics in AI.

Portfolio Project: The final section of the course consists of a capstone project that utilizes skills and knowledge from across the course. Learners are encouraged to explore advanced techniques utilizing neural networks and transformers.

Now You’re Ready

By the time you complete the boot camp, you will have gained in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of AI-focused projects and earned a valuable Certificate of Completion.

Learn on Your Schedule

This part-time program is designed for working adults, students and busy professionals. It combines flexible online content with live virtual classes held outside of business hours.

Time to complete24 weeks
Live classes9 hrs/week
Homework & projects 20+ hrs/week
Class time3 weekday evenings
(3 hrs/class)

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Part-time AI boot camp fee: $11,000

Interest-Free Payment Plan

Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments over the length of the program with no interest.

24-Month Interest-Free Payment Plan

Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.

Pay in Full Discount

Pay in full at the time of enrollment and receive $500 off your total fee.

Alumni Scholarship

Alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

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About edX

edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.

About the Boot Camp

The Next AI Boot Camp Starts April 29, 2024.

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