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 grad.ask@grad.gatech.edu.

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

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Conduct Ground
Breaking Research

The Ph.D. in Computer Science is a joint program between the School of Cybersecurity and Privacy and the College of Computing. 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. All students in the program receive the same degree regardless of their interest area, specialization, research focus or school affiliation. New students are affiliated with the school in which their advisor resides, but none of the schools impose any special requirements compared to another.


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Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Invent New Ways to Secure Systems

The Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering is a joint program with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The doctoral degree program is research-oriented and highly individualized with technical interest areas including bioengineering, computer systems and software, digital signal processing, electrical energy, electromagnetics, electronic design and applications, microsystems, optics and photonics, systems and controls, telecommunications, and VLSI systems, and digital design.


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