Program Contact

Vince Pedicino
School of International Affairs
Georgia Institute of Technology
781 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0610


Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

  • Priority: January 15
  • Final: April 1

International Applicants (including those residing in the U.S.)

  • All applicants: January 15
  • This deadline date is the latest that we will accept applications. However, it is strongly recommended that international students residing in and outside the United States submit their applications as early as possible.

Admittance Terms


Degree Programs

  • Master's, International Security

Areas of Research

  • International Relations
  • Theory and Strategy
  • Globalization and Development
  • Empirical Research Methods and Modeling
  • International Security
  • Security and Data

Standardized Tests

IELTS Academic Requirements

  • Have scores sent to Georgia Institute of Technology, "Graduate"
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • ≥7.5 overall and a 7 on each section

TOEFL Requirements

  • Institute Code: 5248
  • Department Code: 88
  • Minimum Score Required:
    • Computer-based: 250
    • Paper-based: 600
    • Internet-based: 100, with minimum section scores of 19

GRE Requirements

  • Institute Code: R5248
  • Department Code: 1901
  • General Test: Recommended but not required. For consideration, applicant must submit Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical Writing scores.

Application Requirements

  • Three Letters of Recommendation

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.