Program Contact

Human-Computer Interaction Coordinator
Georgia Institute of Technology
Technology Square Research Bldg.
85 Fifth St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0760

Application Deadlines

February 1

Admittance Terms



  • Master's, Human Computer Interaction (MS-HCI)

Areas of Research

MS-HCI students engage in HCI-relevant research across campus, primarily through the GVU Center. Areas of research include:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented Reality
  • Civic Computing
  • Cognitive Science
  • Collaborative Work
  • Educational Technologies
  • Gaming
  • Graphics and Animation
  • Health Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Visualization
  • International Development
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Music Technology
  • New Media
  • Online Communities
  • Perception
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Social Computing
  • Virtual Reality
  • Wearables

Interdisciplinary Programs

The MS in HCI is an interdisciplinary program offered collaboratively by four schools:

Students apply to the program through one of these participating schools.

Standardized Tests

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Internet-based: 101, with minimum section scores of 20

IELTS Academic Requirements

GRE Requirements

  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Not required

Application Requirements

  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Portfolio
    • Required for LMC and ID tracks
    • Preferred for IC track
    • Not required for PSYC track
  • Resume


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.