University of New Hampshire AI Boot Camp

Harness the power of artificial intelligence to help any organization move more efficiently, cut costs, and solve complex business challenges.

  • Market-driven curriculum.
  • Unlimited lifetime career development support.
  • 24/7, on-demand academic support.
  • No previous programming experience required.

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24 weeks, starts July 1, 2024


OVERVIEW

Online AI Boot Camp Classes


This intensive boot camp offers you the opportunity to discover cutting-edge AI tools and technologies revolutionizing businesses and industries. With expert instructors guiding you, you’ll gain hands-on experience in Python, unsupervised and supervised machine learning, generative AI, natural language processing, chatbots, and more. The curriculum is tailored to help you build a contemporary AI toolkit encompassing programming, data, and machine learning skills. You’ll also undertake practical projects to create an impressive professional portfolio for prospective employers. The boot camp concludes with a capstone project, during which you will apply your newfound expertise to real-world AI challenges.

  • Get on-demand academic support.
  • Develop job-ready skills in just 24 weeks.
  • Study in-demand tools and technologies.
  • Receive attentive career planning support, tailored to you and your needs.
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Is an AI Boot Camp Right for Me?

This AI boot camp is designed to equip students like you with a strong foundation of skills required to stand out in a competitive industry. If any of the following apply to you, our boot camp can help you achieve your goals and stand out in your career:

You’re currently working as a data or business analyst and looking to take your tech career to the next level by adding machine learning, programming, and AI model training tools to your resume.

You want to apply AI techniques and methodology in your current role to further drive growth for your organization, and be the one your team turns to for new ways to solve complex business problems.

 You are a tech enthusiast who wants to get your foot in the door of the networking and security space.

You’re looking to build a career in tech from the ground up more quickly than a traditional degree program and want to leverage AI model training tools in your chosen industry.

CAREERS

AI Career Outcomes

Behind every smart device is a smarter human. Which is why the demand for AI professionals is growing rapidly and offering great opportunities for career growth.

36.6%

AI Growth Rate

The size of the artificial intelligence market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 36.6% between 2024 and 2030.1

23%

Employment Growth

The demand for computer and research scientists is projected to increase by 23% between 2022 and 2032.2

73%

Businesses Using AI

AI is used by 73% of businesses in the United States.3

1 Artificial Intelligence Marketing Growth & Trends (2024). Grandview Research. Retrieved April 9, 2024.

2 Computer and Information Research Scientists (2024). U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved April 9, 2024.

3 2024 AI Business Predictions. (2024). PwC. Retrieved April 9, 2024.

Jobs in AI

Those who complete our AI boot camp will be qualified for a variety of different roles, including:

Collect, interpret, and visualize key financial and market data in order to help an organization make more informed decisions.

Support organizations in various industries by implementing AI solutions to lower costs, formulate business growth strategies, and educate employees on integrating AI into their daily responsibilities.

Develop and improve artificial intelligence systems and methodology to be used across a variety of business applications, from chatbots and language processing to speech and facial recognition systems.

Lead the development and implementation of AI products, and work with teams to meet user needs and business goals.

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Career Services Team

Our dedicated career services team will help you navigate the challenging and rapidly evolving AI landscape. We’re committed to supporting each student throughout their career journey, tapping into our network of partners to offer relevant industry workshops, networking opportunities, portfolio reviews, career coaching, and much more. You’ll also be assigned a career director and profile coach to help you combine both your technical and soft skills with the necessary tools and mindset to enter the job market.

You’ll have exclusive access to these free professional resources throughout your career, as well as job referrals from our network of 250+ partners.

AI Jobs Are in Demand in New Hampshire

The rise of AI has caused a significant shift in New Hampshire’s job landscape, leading to an increased need for skilled professionals in many sectors. For example, the demand for business intelligence analysts has risen by 29%,4 and the demand for software developers in New Hampshire has risen by 24%.5 The state’s vibrant tech ecosystem and strong support for innovation make it an attractive destination for AI talent looking to advance their careers. Technology firms are looking for AI proficient individuals for various roles, while sectors like manufacturing, retail, and finance value professionals who can implement automation, drive innovation, and deploy cost-saving measures. This trend highlights the expanding importance of AI skills and presents abundant opportunities for qualified candidates.

  • The median annual salary for a software developer in New Hampshire is $125,280.6
  • The median annual salary for a database architect in New Hampshire is $123,790.7

Business Intelligence Analysts (2024). CareerOneStop. Retrieved April 25, 2024.

Software Developers (2024). CareerOneStop. Retrieved April 25, 2024.

Software Developers (2024). CareerOneStop. Retrieved April 25, 2024.

Database Architects (2024). CareerOneStop. Retrieved April 25, 2024.

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CURRICULUM

Online AI Curriculum

Our immersive, hands-on curriculum, will help equip you with a wide variety of programming, data, and machine learning skills. This market-driven curriculum is delivered through live, online classes, and through high-quality coursework that’s immediately applicable to a professional environment across a range of industries. Our instructors are fully vetted by the university and offer one-on-one virtual guidance whenever you need it.

Description: Gain the  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.

Description: Take your programming and data skills to the next level with machine learning. You’ll use supervised and unsupervised learning, evaluate models for optimal performance, and explore 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.

Description: 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, including advanced techniques such as neural networks and transformers.

AI Skills You’ll Gain

By the time you complete this boot camp, you’ll be equipped with a wide variety of programming, data, and machine learning skills. You’ll be prepared to create Python-based scripts, interact with APIs using Python Requests and JSON parsing techniques, use data-driven programming languages and libraries, and much more. The market-relevant topics covered in the curriculum include:*

Programming for Artificial Intelligence

Fundamental Python syntax
Python coding logic and reasoning
Python script and dictionary creation

Making Predictions With Data

Data modeling
Data forecasting
Time series data

Machine Learning Optimization

Evaluating model performance
Imbalanced data
Model selection for success metrics
Limitations of traditional models

AI Ethics

Legal and ethical considerations
Data reproducibility
Algorithmic bias
Data privacy regulations

Deep Learning

Deep learning vs. neural networks
Deep learning on TensorFlow and Keras

Natural Language Processing

Natural language processing
Tokenization
Word models

Emerging Topics

Generative AI
AI applications outside the computer
Active research areas
Ethics and regulation

*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

SCHEDULE & DATES

Online AI Schedule

Classes begin quarterly. You can visit our schedule page for upcoming dates and class times. Part-time classes are held on three weekday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. ET or 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. ET.

ProgramTime to CompleteLive InstructionHomework and ProjectsClass Time
Part Time, Online24 weeks
9 hours/week
20+ hrs/week
9 hours/week;
3 weeknights,
6:30–9:30 p.m. ET
or 7:30–10:30 p.m. ET

How to Apply

It will only take you a minute to request information and be put in touch with a member of the admissions team. They can then answer any enrollment questions you have, and help you get your application started.

  1. Fill out the program interest form
    Complete the form and wait for an admissions advisor to get in touch with you.
  2. Speak with an advisor
    Connect with an advisor to discuss the program and talk through your goals.
  3. Complete your assessment and application
    Fill out a short application and take a multiple-choice, critical thinking, and problem-solving assessment.
  4. Discuss boot camp tuition
    Connect with admissions to discuss financial options and payment.
  5. Start your boot camp
    Finalize your enrollment and pay your deposit to begin your new boot camp journey.

Currently Enrolling

Part Time
Artificial Intelligence
Boot Camp
  • Start Date: July 1, 2024
  • Part Time 24 Weeks
  • Online

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About the Boot Camp

This boot camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across New Hampshire and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a non-credit professional certificate by UNH Professional Development & Training.

COST & FINANCING

Boot Camp Cost and Financing Options

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.

Climb Credit

Helps students find and fund career training programs.

edX Boot Camps does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.

Got a question? Chat with a member of the admissions team about financing options

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EXPERIENCE

The Online Boot Camp Experience

Build your skills online, in your own time. Our flexible, but structured, approach to online education offers convenient evening classes that ensure you are able to advance your AI capabilities, even if you’re currently employed or in school.

Engaging Online Classes
Learn how to use fundamental AI tools, and put them into action through practical exercises.

Real-World Projects
Our market-driven curriculum teaches you the most in-demand AI and machine learning models through real-world examples. Everything you learn is immediately applicable to a professional environment across a range of industries.

Peer Network
Connect with a powerful network of engaged instructors, TAs, peers, and former students.

Unparalleled Support
Receive 24/7 on-demand learning assistance via text or video chat and have access to one-on-one tutors when needed.

Career Planning
Receive direct access to resources, events, and career pathing support from a dedicated Career Services team that’s focused on helping you reach your professional goals.

Industry Connections
Learn from the best in the industry and meet our network of 250+ employer partners who love to hire boot camp students.

How We Support You

Students receive exceptional support from admissions to program completion. We’re committed to helping you succeed with virtual office hours and a dedicated Slack channel for assistance from instructors, support staff, and classmates.

This team is made up of experienced AI professionals who will help you work through the program materials.

This network of tutors will offer you hands-on support at every step of your learning journey.

Your dedicated student success manager will keep you up to date with your classes and resources on Slack.

Career services will assist you with coaching, resume reviews, and interview preparation so that you’re fully prepared for the outside world.

This is a group of peers who you will collaborate with on coursework and projects. These will be connections for life, and will be a valuable network to foster.

FAQ

Learn More About Our AI Boot Camp Offerings 

Students can complete the program in six months (24 weeks).

No previous experience is required; 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.

The cost of the program is US$11,000.* Payment plans are available for those who qualify.

*Tuition is subject to change.

Our program has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving assessment.

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