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AI Training at WCTC

AI Experts Start at WCTC

In response to the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, Waukesha County Technical College is proud to unveil a comprehensive suite of educational opportunities in artificial intelligence. This emerging field holds immense potential to revolutionize our daily lives and reshape the business landscape. Learn advanced skills to thrive in AI, with three programs designed by industry experts from leading local businesses.

Intro to AI Seminars

AI and the 21st Century Worker
Thursday, June 6, 2024 | 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | $250

In this “AI 101” style seminar, you’ll build a foundational understanding of AI and its concepts, discover practical applications and explore future trends. This session is designed to help you cut through the noise and develop actionable ideas for how to integrate AI into your own work.

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AI Data Specialist

Develop the data and programming skills necessary to acquire, analyze and prepare data for use in machine learning algorithms in this first-of-its-kind comprehensive associate degree program.

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AI Technician

Go beyond foundational AI skills in this 23-credit certificate. Dive into machine learning algorithms for predictive analysis, image recognition/computer vision, and natural language processing.

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Foundations of AI

Build a solid foundation for a career in the rapidly growing field of AI in this 17-credit certificate. Learn important data skills, including how to extract, analyze and prepare data for AI algorithms.

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WCTC Artificial Intelligence Training

AI Programs at WCTC

AI Programs at WCTC

WCTC announces new applied AI center to focus on emerging technology, strengthen business and industry

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024 – Waukesha County Technical College is excited to announce the creation of an AI innovation center – the WCTC Applied AI Lab: Wisconsin Center for AI Development and Implementation – slated to open later this year.

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WCTC first technical college in the state to offer artificial intelligence (AI) associate degree

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023 – Waukesha County Technical College received approval from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board to offer a 60-credit Artificial Intelligence (AI) Data Specialist Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program – making it the first two-year AI program to be offered in Wisconsin.

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AI at WCTC: Delivering Programming, Discovering the Benefits and Demystifying the Myths of Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 – Need to ask Alexa for your favorite football game day appetizer recipe? That’s artificial intelligence, or AI. Visiting a store’s website and need information about a product? Ask the chatbot. Also, AI.  Want to open your smartphone just by flashing a smile? That’s facial recognition software – powered by AI.

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First in Wisconsin

Waukesha County Technical College is proud to be the first college in the Wisconsin Technical College System to offer a state-approved degree program in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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"We are pushing the envelope on artificial intelligence and we intend to lead indefinitely. WCTC is setting the pace for AI learning for business and industry in southeastern Wisconsin."

WCTC President Rich Barnhouse, Ph.D.