Augmented reality. Robot arms. These are a few solutions South Carolina’s beleaguered manufacturing industry is exploring to combat its labor shortage. Charleston’s burgeoning tech community is doing alright, with companies like Google, Bae Systems, and Booz Allen Hamilton in the mix. The state is behind the power curve in STEM education yet ranks as a leader in K-12 computer science. The number of graduate-level AI offerings is below average, so see our Georgia and North Carolina state listings for more options.