Ph.D. Studies

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Applying for admission to one of eight Ph.D. offerings at the Georgia Tech College of Computing is your first step to becoming a graduate of one of the nation’s Top 10 graduate computing programs. Are you a top-notch student? Dedicated to making a real-world difference with computing? All while working alongside world-class faculty at a top-tier research and educational institution? If so, you are in the right place.

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Ph.D. in Computer Science

As a research-oriented degree, the Ph.D. in Computer Science prepares exceptional students for careers at the cutting edge of academia, industry and government. 

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Ph.D. in Bioengineering

Be a leader through interdisciplinary graduate education and research in areas that improve health and the environment.

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Ph.D. in Bioinformatics

Reach the forefront in fields that integrate research and education for the use of information technologies in biology and medicine.

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Ph.D. in Robotics

Educating a new generation of robotics researchers prepared to be impactful contributors upon entering the high-tech workforce.

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Ph.D. in Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization

An elite multidisciplinary program sponsored by the College of Computing, the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and the School of Mathematics.


computational science and engineering

Ph.D. in Computational Science and Engineering

Interdisciplinary program devoted to the creation, study, and application of computer-based models of natural and engineered systems. 


human-centered computing

Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing

A program devoted to the interdisciplinary science of designing computational artifacts that better support human endeavors.


Ph.D. in Machine Learning

Machine learning builds and learns from both algorithm and theory to understand the world around us and create the tools we need and want.