Program Contact

Brian Magerko
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Georgia Institute of Technology
Technology Square Research Building
85 5th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308-1030

Application Deadlines

  • BS/MS: February 1
  • M.S.: February 1
  • Ph.D.: December 15

Admittance Terms


Areas of Research

  • Media Theory, History, and Criticism
  • Digital Art and Design
  • Educational Applications
  • Experimental Game Design
  • Information and Interaction Design
  • Interactive Narrative
  • Experimental Television
  • Mixed Reality
  • Physical Computing

Interdisciplinary Programs

Standardized Tests

GRE Requirement: Not required at any level of our program for 2021 admissions

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 98
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Paper-based: 650
    • Internet-based: 114, with minimum section scores of 19

Application Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement explaining the role of the DM program in the applicant's creative, intellectual and professional development
  • Writing sample and online portfolio, submitted via the Application Portal

Program Costs

  1. Go to "View Tuition Costs by Semester," and select the semester you plan to start. Graduate-level programs are divided into sections: Graduate Rates–Atlanta Campus, Study Abroad, Specialty Graduate Programs, Executive Education Programs
  2. Find the degree and program you are interested in and click to access the program's tuition and fees by credit hour PDF.
  3. In the first column, determine the number of hours (or credits) you intend to take for your first semester.
  4. Determine if you will pay in-state or out-of-state tuition. Learn more about the difference between in-state and out-of-state. For example, if you are an in-state resident and planning to take six credits for the Master of Architecture degree, the tuition cost will be $4,518.
  5. The middle section of the document lists all mandatory Institute fees. To see your total tuition plus mandatory fees, refer to the last two columns of the PDF.