At the University of Illinois Springfield, we're excited to announce our new Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives. With cutting-edge labs, innovative degree programs, and immersive courses, we're positioning UIS at the forefront of AI education and research. Join us in embracing the transformative potential of artificial intelligence as we shape the future together.

AI Research & Initiatives

Orion Lab

AI Liberal Arts Lab

AI Research

AI Steering Committee

AI Related Degrees


Data Analytics M.S.

A joint program by the Departments of CS and Mathematics, prepares students for data analytics careers or entry to a Ph.D. program.

Data Analytics Graduate Certificate

Designed for Computer Science students who would like to acquire the basic knowledge and skills required for data science professionals to boost their marketability.

Communication B.A.

Provides students with a general background in communication theory and technology with an opportunity to engage in studying a specific area of communication.

Applied Business Analytics B.S.

Specialize in an area of applied business analytics that is relevant in public, for-profit, or non-profit organizations that require the skills of business analytics.

AI Courses Offered 2023- 24

  • CSC 532: Introduction to Machine Learning
  • CSC 470: Intro to Neural Networks
  • CSC 387: Foundations of Computer Science
  • CSC 479: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • CSC 535: Deep Learning
  • DAT 532: Introduction to Machine Learning
  • MIS 471: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • PSY 311: Cognitive Psychology

AI Educator eLearning Courses

AI for Secondary Education
AI: The Future of Learning

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AI Resources

A Panel Discussion supported by UIS AI Campus Learning Community (AICLC) and Online, Professional, and Engaged Learning (OPEL) Dr. Adam Larison,…
Oct 31, 2023
The division of Finance have identified  several AI/Data Analytics projects aimed at automating/optimizing  its operation within three units: Performing…
Oct 24, 2023
The following story was published by on Oct. 24, 2023. It was written by Layne Morsch, UIS interim associate provost of online, professional…
Sep 05, 2023
The following story was published by The State Journal-Register on Sept. 4, 2023. Joining a host of states across the country, Illinois is taking a hard…
Jul 26, 2023
University of Illinois Springfield Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Philosophy Peter Boltuc is part of a team developing technologies for the next…
Jun 06, 2023
University of Illinois Springfield Continuing and Professional Education will hold an artificial intelligence (AI) in autonomous vehicles STEM (science,…