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


Degree Programs

  • 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


  • Institute Code: R5248
  • GRE currently 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

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.