Full Sail University to Expand Emerging Technology Offerings with Launch of Computer Science Graduate Degree Program

Students can graduate from the accelerated Masters in Computer Science program in as little as 12 months

WINTER PARK, Florida., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Full Sail University is proud to announce that it will expand its course offerings in emerging technologies with the launch of the Master of Computer Science program. Students in the degree program will have the opportunity to advance their computer knowledge and practical skills to prepare for further careers in a variety of industries.

Students can complete the accelerated online graduate program in as little as 12 months. During students’ time in the Computer Science graduate program, they will learn a plethora of applicable skills, including advanced programming, graduate-level research, critical thinking, and using computer science knowledge to create effective solutions. for machine learning, data science, etc.

“Being able to participate in training the next generation of software developers is humbling for me,” said Rebecca Leis, Ph.D., Full Sail University Program Director of the Computer Science Graduate Program. “With the direction the world is taking, emerging technologies are becoming increasingly important and it is necessary to have a deep understanding of these types of technologies to innovate and advance effectively and quickly. Through this degree program, our students will be able to contribute to the world in a meaningful way.”

The main areas of focus of the MSc in Computer Science program are advanced artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and human-computer interaction. These highly sought after industry skills will help Full Sail graduates stand out in a hiring pool. The courses listed below are some examples of these focus areas integrated into the curricula.

  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence – The course teaches students techniques for designing and creating algorithms and approaches to creating intelligent agents to achieve goals. The course covers a variety of AI topics, including reasoning, knowledge representation, planning, expert systems, and cognitive science. Students will apply these techniques to create knowledge-based artificial intelligence agents.

  • Machine Learning – The course covers topics for building software solutions that learn via data provided. This includes supervised and unsupervised statistical learning methods, Bayesian learning methods, and reinforcement learning. Students will apply these techniques to create their own machine learning solutions.

  • Data Science – The course covers topics on processes, algorithms, and tools for extracting knowledge from structured and unstructured data. This includes topics such as data preparation, statistical data evaluation, and data representation. Students will create their own solutions for breaking large amounts of data into usable information.

  • Human-Computer Interaction – The course shows students how to use qualitative and quantitative research techniques to assess human behavior. Using the information presented, students will research related topics and design a product to visualize data in extended reality. Students will also design a usability study to test the product during development.

Career opportunities include those in artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, software engineering, computer vision, data science, data management, research, cognitive science, and more.

To learn more about the Master of Computer Science program, please visit https://www.fullsail.edu/degrees/computer-science-master, and to learn more about Full Sail University, please visit https:/ /fullsail. edu/.

About Full Sail University
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment media and emerging technologies. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received accolades throughout its more than 40-year history, including recently appearing on Variety Magazine’s 2021 list of “The World’s Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors,” named in 2022 “Best Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, and previously recognized as “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Post-Secondary Schools and Colleges. Full Sail University is a graduate and undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in fields related to art and design, business, film, and television, games, media and communications, music and recording, sports and technology. With over 84,982 graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition, including OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award and Video Game Award .


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