Ivan Allen College graduates are distinct in their abilities to bridge technical and non-technical realms, complex problem solving, and science and technology savvy (Source: 2013 Alumni Value Survey).
Students at the Ivan Allen College acquire the technical expertise characteristic of Georgia Tech graduates and the contextual understanding that is the hallmark of fine liberal arts education. The vibrant learning community in the College prepares students to innovate and lead in a complex world.
Since its inception, the program has been a pacesetter for professional education in information design and raised the level of professional practice. The program at Georgia Tech offers arts and humanities-based advanced study in digital media design and critique. It is aimed at providing a principle-based education that will guide its graduates over the course of their careers in a rapidly changing technical environment.
Because of its technical and disciplinary diversity, the Digital Media program can offer students both the practical skills and the theoretical foundations they need to assume leadership roles as designers, producers, and critical analysts of digital media. Find out more
Grounded in applied economic theory and econometrics, this is a three-semester program that prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors as well as for more advanced training in economics doctoral programs. The program is particularly well-suited to those interested in industrial organization, technology, innovation, international trade, and economic development. Find out more
The History and Sociology of Technology and Science master's degree program appeals to a broad range of students and professionals. Those with technical backgrounds are exposed to broad socio-historical perspectives on science and technology, while those with backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences develop an aptitude for tackling scientific and technical questions. All students gain skills in social analysis and in oral and written communication, which serve to enhance employment opportunities in a variety of occupations. Find out more
Established in 1997, the Master of Science in Human Computer Interaction offers an empirical approach to digital design. This interdisciplinary, collaborative program is a cooperative effort of the the Ivan Allen School of Literature, Media, and Communication; the College of Computing; the School of Psychology; and the School of Industrial Design. Coordinated and administered through Georgia Tech's Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center, the program provides students with the practical, interdisciplinary skills and theoretical understanding they will need to become leaders in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the computer interfaces of the future. It was the first such program in Georgia, and one of a small but growing number internationally. Find out more
The Master of Science in International Affairs program provides the theoretical and methodological skills to demystify the major issues confronting the world today. Students have the opportunity to tailor the program to their individual interests through elective offerings in the School and interdisciplinary work in economics, management, public policy, computer science, engineering, and other fields. We encourage internships that provide relevant work experience and participation in overseas programs. Find out more
The Master of Science in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (MS-ALIS), offered by the School of Modern Languages, is one of the first professional master’s degrees in foreign language and cultural studies in the United States. It emphasizes the real-world professional applications of language for a wide range of career paths, from communications and non-profit to business, engineering, and medicine. Find out more
The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Global Media and Cultures (MS-GMC) is a joint degree from the School of Modern Languages and the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. It prepares students to pursue professional careers that require advanced training in communication and media as well as expertise in a particular linguistic region of the world. The curriculum provides a theoretical grounding in media and cultural studies, advanced training in a critical global language, and hands-on cross-cultural experience that prepares students for the professional world. Find out more
Cybersecurity is no longer just a computer programmer's problem, it touches multiple disciplines, careers, and nearly all aspects of society — from public policy to energy management to product design. There is an urgent need for 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals who can solve a multitude of challenges. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity (Policy) is one of three tracks of study at Georgia Tech. The arrow below takes you to the overall degree description. Specific information about the Policy track in our School of Public Policy is available at https://spp.gatech.edu/masters/mscybersecurity/curriculum. Find out more
The Policy track of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity covers communications, information, and public policies that are important to keeping cyber systems secure. Program details and applications are available through the Georgia Tech Professiobal Education website linked here. Find out more