Graduate Programs

Innovating Education and Research

The Georgia Tech School of Cybersecurity and Privacy is home to graduate students working to complete their master’s or Ph.D. programs from multiple disciplines. Over 70 students are enrolled in our Ph.D. programs, 500 students are enrolled in a traditional master’s program, and 1,100 students are earning their master’s degree online. The rise of regularly occurring cyberattacks and data breaches has made the demand for innovative research and education in the field of cybersecurity and privacy greater than ever.

Earn your Master’s Online or Offline

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Three Pathways-
One Degree.

This master’s degree aligns three Georgia Tech graduate programs from the School of Cybersecurity and Privacy, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the School of Public Policy to create one interdisciplinary degree. Our students graduate with the capability of tackling the evolving threats to cybersecurity and privacy. Students can choose to specialize in Cyber Physical Systems, Information Security, or Policy.

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*The Graduate Studies Application page is the starting point for master’s degrees, both online and traditional, as well as Ph.D. programs. The Office of Graduate Studies can be reached at

Master of Science in Cybersecurity ⎼ Online

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A Georgia Tech Master’s Degree, From Anywhere In The World.

The OMS Cybersecurity degree is a technical learning experience with courses designed especially to be taken online. This highly collaborative and low cost degree allows students to choose between a Cyber Physical Systems, Information Security, or Policy pathway.

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There are more open positions globally for Cybersecurity professionals than there are Cybersecurity Professionals in the world.

— Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco, RSA Conference keynote speech, May 2021​​

Be on the Cutting Edge of Research

Ph.D. in Computer Science

As a research-oriented degree, the Ph.D. in Computer Science prepares exceptional students for careers at the cutting edge of academia, industry and government. Students are expected to demonstrate excellence in both defining and executing a substantial research project that forms a novel contribution to the state of the art in computing. With a highly individualized program of study, the degree provides students with depth in their chosen research area coupled with a rigorous breadth of knowledge across the discipline.