Master of Science Artificial Intelligence

DePaul's Master’s in Artificial Intelligence will prepare you for a successful career in this fast-growing field. You will gain advanced technical skills and a deep understanding of concepts and techniques in artificial intelligence and machine learning to build and support AI empowered systems. Discover how to create complex intelligent systems and integrate AI techniques into existing applications and processes, by exploring relevant technical areas including natural language processing, big data systems, computer vision, image processing, robotics, and cybersecurity. With on-campus and online classroom learning formats, you can launch a career in artificial intelligence with extraordinary faculty members—anytime, anywhere. Our online Master’s in Artificial Intelligence degree program replicates the classroom experience with 100 percent access to software, faculty advisors and career services.



  • AI and Machine Learning Specialists are the #1 emerging, high-demand jobs in the US (2020 World Economic Forum).
  • AI Engineering is a top strategic technology trend for 2021 and beyond (Gartner, 2020).
  • AI technologies are projected to boost corporate profitability in 16 industries across 12 economies by an average of 38% by 2035 (Accenture Research, 2017).

93% of reporting School of Computing master’s graduates were employed, continuing education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduation

Research Labs and Centers

In addition to the many teaching and general purpose labs, CDM houses several labs designated to specific research areas that are equipped with advanced technology, software and experimental tools to support faculty and students in their research endeavors.

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AI & Personalized Recommender Systems

Professor Mobasher and his team are engaged in cutting edge research in personalized recommender systems. Recommender systems use machine learning and AI to model user preferences and provide personalized information access, supporting e-commerce, social media, news, music and video streaming and other applications where the volume of content would otherwise be overwhelming. It should not be surprising that some of the most effective providers of on-line information and services including Amazon, LinkedIn, Netflix, Facebook, Spotify, Google, and Apple rely on recommender systems technologies as a core part of their underlying systems.

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AI in Healthcare

Faculty and students of the Medical Informatics (MedIX) research lab have developed AI novel solutions to challenging data problems in the medical field.

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Natural Language Processing

Dr. Peter Hastings and a group of students are developing methods for automatically identifying the causal structure of students’ explanatory scientific essays.


Online Learning

This degree can be completed entirely online. One hundred percent of the program’s lectures—from audio and video to whiteboard writing and supplemental materials—are captured and available online.

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Ethical AI

How can AI scientists harness the fabulous benefits of AI without wreaking chaos on our world? Discover how to build ethical and trustworthy AI systems in the new Ethics in AI course developed by Prof. Clark Elliott.

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Great for Career Changers

We value students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds so we don’t require a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field. We offer introductory courses specifically designed to provide all the preparation you need to be successful in the degree and in your career.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment QuarterDomestic Student DeadlineInternational Student Deadline
FallAugust 1June 15
WinterDecember 1October 15
SpringMarch 1January 15
SummerMay 1April 15

Admission Process

The graduate application process involves completing an online application, sending in your transcripts and submitting any supplemental material (e.g., letters of recommendation, certifications, etc.). To learn more about your program specific requirements, visit our Graduate Admission page.

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