3 Oklahoma higher-ed institutions to offer degrees in AI this fall

Three of Oklahoma’s higher education institutions are planning to offer degree programs in artificial intelligence starting this fall.  Oklahoma state regents have approved the programs at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Rose State College in Midwest City, and Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The move is based on projections indicating more than 19 thousand jobs in the state require some skill in AI.  The number is projected to grow by 21% in the next decade.

Whitney Alvis, dean of workforce development at Rose State, says:  “We’d better start training people.  You have to know how to use it.”

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