Program Contact

Ben Johnson (School of Computer Science)
M.S.: Computer Science

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0280

Tiffany Ntuli (School of Computer Science)
Ph.D.: Computer Science; Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization; Machine Learning 

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765

Elizabeth Cherry (School of Computational Science & Engineering)
M.S.: Computational Science & Engineering

Ph.D.: Computational Science & Engineering; Bioengineering; Bioinformatics; Computer Science; Machine Learning
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30308

Theresa Nash (School of Interactive Computing)
M.S.: Human Computer-Interaction; Robotics
Ph.D.: Computer Science; Human Centered Computing; Machine Learning; Robotics

Technology Square Research Building
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765

Nancy Baker (School of Cybersecurity and Privacy)
M.S.: Cybersecurity (On Campus)
Ph.D.: Computer Science

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765


Application Deadlines

  • M.S. CS - February 1
  • Ph.D. - December 15

All application materials must be received by the application deadline to ensure adequate consideration of your application.

Admittance Terms




  • Computer Science (On Campus)


  • Computer Science

Areas of Research

  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Database Systems
  • Graphics and Visualization
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Security
  • Intelligent Systems (including Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, and Robotics)
  • Learning Sciences and Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Networking and Communications
  • Programming Languages and Compilers
  • Social Computing
  • Software Methodology and Engineering
  • Systems (including Operating Systems, and Distributed and Parallel Processing)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

Interdisciplinary Programs

The Ph.D. in Computer Science is a joint program between the Schools of Computer Science, Interactive Computing, Computational Science & Engineering, and Cybersecurity & Privacy within the College of Computing.

Standardized Tests

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 78
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Internet-based: 100, with minimum section scores of 19

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • Scores submitted to Georgia Institute of Technology, "Graduate"
  • Minimum Score Required: ≥ 7.5
    • Minimum band score for Reading, Listening, and Speaking is 6.5
    • Minimum band score for Writing is 5.5

GRE Requirements

  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 0402
  • Master's
    • General Test: Applicants scores are expected to be at least 153 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 3.0 in the Analytical sections
  • PhD
    • General Test: Scores are optional

Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.0, though most candidates score higher
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose


The Office of Graduate Education has prepared application instructions to help you navigate through the admissions process. View the instructions to begin your graduate education.