Master of Science in Cybersecurity

One Degree. Three Tracks.

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. In a time when connected devices could outnumber humans, there is an urgent need for 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals who can solve a multitude of challenges. Now offered in both on-campus and online formats, you can be part of the solution from anywhere in the world.

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Graduate Students Can Pursue 1 of 3 Cybersecurity Tracks

Georgia Tech's on-campus and online Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree offers unique specializations.

Cyber Physical Systems

Hone the security of physical and embedded systems with a particular focus on the energy domain

Sample courses:

  • Smart Grids

  • Power System Protection

  • Cyber-Physical Systems Security

College of Engineering
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Georgia Tech offers the largest ECE program in the U.S. with more than 110 faculty, three campuses, 19 research centers and averaging $51-58 million in annual research. ECE is a regular partner to utility and communication providers seeking solutions.

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Focus on policy, law and the management of cybersecurity and privacy

Sample courses:

  • Internet & Public Policy

  • Challenge of Terrorism

  • Privacy, Technology, Policy & Law

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
School of Public Policy

The School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech ranks #2 in the nation for Information & Technology Management by U.S. News & World Report and hosts the Internet Governance Project, a hub of analysis and educational activity related to global internet governance.

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Information Security

Examine security principles and emerging techniques for software, computer systems and networks

Sample courses:

  • Applied Cryptography

  • Network Security

  • Secure Computer Systems

College of Computing

School of Cybersecurity and Privacy

First in the U.S. to organize a College of Computing, Georgia Tech's graduate computer science program ranks #9 by U.S. News & World Report and #5 in the world by Times Higher Education. It is among the world's most prolific producers of cybersecurity research accepted at international conferences.

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